EU, China to Forge Ahead with Paris Climate Change Deal as U.S. Prepares Withdrawal
OLIVER JJ LANE 31 May 2017
Statements by the European Union and China trailed ahead of Paris Climate Deal meetings this week suggest the two powers intend to push ahead with the potentially damaging pact, despite the apparent withdrawal of the U.S.
Draft leaders’ statements seen by Politico ahead of the summit, due to take place Thursday and Friday, suggest China and the EU are to deepen cooperation without the U.S., amidst widespread reports that President Donald Trump is to pull his nation out of the 2015 accord. (More)