Column: The economics (and politics) of Trump’s Paris withdrawal

President Trump cited protecting American business interests as a key reason for exiting the accord. Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images The announcement on June 1 by President Donald Trump that he will withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement was misguided, and the justifications Trump provided were — at best — misleading and, to some degree, simply untruthful. Withdrawing from the Paris agreement will be damaging both to the United States and the world. Sadly, Trump’s...

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