From Michael Bloomberg: Fighting Climate Change Despite Trump Rollbacks

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From Michael Bloomberg: Fighting Climate Change Despite Trump Rollbacks https://nyti.ms/2mbuQts
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 1:00pm

CAMPAIGN: Bloomberg & the Paris Agreement

CONTENT: Article

Originally posted on nytimes.com

To the Editor:

Trump Using Detroit as Stage for Loosening Obama’s Fuel Economy Standards” (nytimes.com, March 15) repeated a fallacy that has become conventional wisdom. The article cited experts who claimed that policy rollbacks by the Trump administration “would make it impossible for the United States to meet Mr. Obama’s commitments under the 2015 Paris Agreement” on climate change.

In fact, thanks to the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal campaign (which I have supported through my foundation), we have already achieved two-thirds of the emissions reductions envisioned by President Obama’s yet-to-be-implemented power plant regulations.

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Keywords: Environment | Beyond Coal | Bloomberg | Energy | Michael Bloomberg | Paris Agreement | Responsible Production & Consumption | Sustainable Development Goals | climate change | policy | regulations

CAMPAIGN: Bloomberg & the Paris Agreement

CONTENT: Article