The Wall Street Journal: EU chastises U.S. for undermining climate-change fight

BRUSSELS — The European Union said President Donald Trump’s order reversing key clean-energy policies would eliminate the main pillar of U.S. efforts to fight climate change, undermining America’s leadership in a critical global effort.

Following monthslong concern that Trump would withdraw the U.S. from the landmark 2015 Paris Agreement to prevent climate change, the president’s move Tuesday to roll back domestic initiatives to cut power plants’ carbon-dioxide emissions drew a sharp rebuke from the EU.

President Trump Rolls Back Obama Climate Policies


President Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday that begins the process of reversing climate change policies put in place by President Obama, including his predecessor’s Clean Power Plan.

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