All Roads Lead to China


All roads to China’s preeminence are cleared. The Paris Agreement on climate change is dead. Over 150 countries have ratified it so far, controlling 85 percent greenhouse gas emissions. President Donald Trump announced on 1 June to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change. The agreement, signed in December 2015, lays out the commitment from 195 countries to cut greenhouse gas emissions from 2020. Trump thought that the agreement was a bad idea and it is unfair for the American workers and the economy to grow.

Critics say that Trump’s blatant disregard to global warming is damaging. America should be the leader than leaving the pact. The United States is the second biggest emitter of carbon dioxide worldwide (and has contributed, with Europe, 52% of the share of cumulative carbon emissions since industrialisation.

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