Trump Says Might Reconsider US Return to Paris Climate Deal

Norwegian PM Solberg and US president Trump met in private for 15 minutes in Washington

The United States "could conceivably go back in" to the Paris climate agreement, President Trump said Wednesday - but it would have to be under terms that don't punish the country for its wealth of fossil fuels.

Maybe most baffling was this statement regarding the Paris Climate Agreement: "It treated the United States very unfairly and frankly it's an agreement I have no problem with but I have a problem with the agreement that they signed because as usual they made a bad deal". Working with India a good thing: Trump Working with countries like India, Russia and China is a "very good thing", US President Donald Trump said on Thursday, defending his efforts to improve ties with Moscow.

"We are not going to let that happen".

Standing alongside Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, Trump presented himself as a champion of environmentalism. It put great penalties on us.

Trump seems to have advocated both agreement and disagreement with the Agreement within 15 words, while solidifying for all of us that he really doesn't understand the agreement. He also stated that the current agreement "took away a lot of [the country's] asset values". Trump insisted that his administration feels very strongly about the environment.

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Former President Barack Obama signed the agreement in 2016 with 195 other nations, which all voluntarily agreed to cut greenhouse gas emissions to fight climate change.

The president emphasised that he is not going to let the Paris agreement to deny the US competitive edge.

The landmark agreement, which entered into force last November, calls on countries to combat climate change and to accelerate and intensify the actions and investments needed for a sustainable low carbon future, and to adapt to the increasing impacts of climate change.

In June, Trump announced his decision to withdraw the USA from the Paris agreement, making the country the only one that has pulled out of the accord.

"I'm not going to let that happen", he added.

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