USA signs up to Arctic agreement for action on climate change

What exactly is the Trump administration policy on climate change? Will we ever know?


Tillerson, at Arctic meeting, signs document affirming need for action on climate change, LA Times, William Yardley, 11 May 17, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signed his name Thursday to a document that affirms the need for international action against climate change, adding further uncertainty to the direction of climate policy under the Trump administration.

The document, signed by Tillerson and seven foreign ministers from Arctic nations meeting this week in Fairbanks, Alaska, says the participants concluded their meeting “noting the entry into force of the Paris agreement on climate change and its implementation, and reiterating the need for global action to reduce both long-lived greenhouse gases and short-lived climate pollutants.”

Called the Fairbanks Declaration, the document says the leaders signed it “recognizing that activities taking place outside the Arctic region, including activities occurring in Arctic states, are the main contributors to climate change effects and pollution in the Arctic…

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2 thoughts on “USA signs up to Arctic agreement for action on climate change

  1. What happened to concerns regarding the ozone layer? Couldn’t WBRU (Would-Be Rulers of the Universe) rope humanity into control to meet ambitions for global tyranny with fear of it?


  2. I’m just fed up with them deliberately lying to us, marbleneltr. The US is being run by professional criminals. Fortunately I see large numbers of ordinary Americans waking up to this and conquering their fear and apathy to the point of getting rid of them.


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