In a final communiqué at the conclusion of the Group of 20 summit meeting in Hamburg, Germany, the nations took “note” of Mr. Trump’s decision to abandon the pact and “immediately cease” efforts to enact former President Barack Obama’s pledge of curbing greenhouse gas emissions 26 to 28 percent below 2005 levels by 2025. But the other 19 members of the group broke explicitly with Mr. Trump in their embrace of the international deal, signing off on a detailed policy blueprint outlining how their countries could meet their goals in the pact.
So they corporately agreed to move forward with the Paris Treaty. And then they promptly, individually backed out of it.
If you just Google the letters “INDC” (“Intended Nationally Determined Contribution”) along with the name of a country, you can find out exactly what that country has promised to do as part of the Paris Agreement. So let’s take a look at what a few of the big countries are up to.
Read here what each G-20 country is actually doing for climate change.
There’s not doubt in my mind that Trump did the right thing. Everyone wanted to take the US money and not do anything themselves.
We should make Obama personally pay back the taxpayer money he illegally gave away.