The US gave formal notice to the UN of its intention to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. As stated in the published on the website of the state Department statement, Washington has taken this step in accordance with laid down in the document the right to termination of cooperation.
The foreign Ministry noted that the U.S. will continue to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through innovation and technology. In addition, on Capitol hill expressed a willingness to work with other countries to help the more efficient use of fossil fuels and introduce renewable technologies and other clean energy sources.
The Ministry recalled the words of President Donald trump, who has not ruled out the return of the United States in the number of countries participating in the Agreement, if you define “more favorable conditions for American businesses, workers, people and the taxpayers.”
1 Jun Donald trump has declared that the USA is out of the Paris agreement, explaining that the implementation of these agreements can bring losses for the country.
The Paris agreement in 2015 provides for the allocation of $ 100 billion to developing countries for climate solutions. It replaced the Kyoto Protocol, which was adopted in 1997 to complement the UN framework Convention on climate change. In accordance with the provisions of the Protocol, developed countries and countries with economies in transition to reduce or stabilize emissions of environmentally harmful greenhouse gases.