The agreement is a massive redistribution of wealth from the United States to other countries. With a growth of 1%, renewable energy sources can meet part of our domestic demand, but with 3 or 4% growth that I expect, we need all forms of American energy available, or our country – (Applause) – will be seriously threatened by power cuts and power cuts, our businesses will often stop, and the American family will suffer the consequences in the form of lost jobs and a very low quality of life. “This is certainly a blow to the Paris agreement,” said Carlos Fuller of Belize, the negotiator for the Alliance of Small Island States in the UN talks. Nearly 200 countries signed the agreement in 2015 and made national commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Each country has set its own goals, and many rich countries, including the United States, have also agreed to help the poorest countries bear the costs of climate change. Other conservatives see international agreements such as the Paris agreement as an aerosification of U.S. sovereignty and have applauded Trump`s withdrawal from the voluntary program. Others, especially Republican lawmakers, argue that reducing dangerous emissions would be too costly and would dampen economic growth in the United States, while climate change could cost the U.S. 10 percent of their GDP by the end of the century. “We have worked very hard to ensure that every country in the world can join this new agreement. And so, by losing one, we feel like we have failed.
While the current agreement effectively blocks the development of clean coal in America, what it does, and the mines begin to open up. We have a big opening in two weeks. Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, so many places. A grand opening of a brand new mine. It`s outrageous. This has not happened for many years. They asked me if I was going to leave. I will try. The White House said Trump would end the implementation of former President Barack Obama`s CO2 reduction targets, and that the withdrawal would be consistent with the years of withdrawal processes under the agreement.  On September 16, 2017, an EU official said that the Trump administration had apparently weakened its position on exiting the agreement.