The US is set to exit the Paris agreement, and former US President Barack Obama, one of its chief architects, has officially responded. In a statement released to the press, it reads as follows:
“A year and a half ago, the world came together in Paris around the first-ever global agreement to set the world on a low-carbon course and protect the world we leave to our children. “It was steady, principled American leadership on the world stage that made that achievement possible. It was bold American ambition that encouraged dozens of other nations to set their sights higher as well.
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