Hayden Ludwig and Kevin Mooney write on RealClearEnergy that leaving the Paris Agreement saves America’s environment and energy.
- The United States has officially withdrawn from the Paris Climate Agreement.
- Staying in the Agreement would have driven up costs for American families while doing little to reduce emissions.
- If America were to magically cut all of its carbon emissions today, it would result in a decrease of two-tenths of a degree Celsius by the end of the century.
“By one estimate based on a U.S. Energy Department model, the Paris Climate Accord could have cost the average family of four over $20,000 in lost income, raised household energy prices by as much as 20 percent, and cost the economy $2.5 trillion by 2035.”
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