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Question for Candidates: International Climate Action

May 7, 2018


Climate change is a global problem that needs global solutions. President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement points the U.S. in the wrong direction, endangering both our negotiating power with other nations and the well-being of communities around the world.

How should the U.S. be involved in international efforts to address climate change? Do you support the president’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement?

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Act Now

Climate change is a global problem that needs global solutions. Its effects are already evident in the devastating hurricanes and wildfires the U.S. experienced in the past year and in ever-rising global temperatures. The past 17 years are among the hottest since modern recording-keeping began. Bold action, both individually and collectively, is required to address these alarming trends.

The U.S. needs to be taking such action. Congress should pass legislation to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, and the U.S. should participate in international agreements to address and mitigate the effects of climate change. President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement points the U.S. in the wrong direction, endangering both our negotiating power with other nations and the well-being of communities around the world.

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