The Heritage Foundation offers a critical and insightful take on the Paris Agreement.
- The biggest supporters of the Paris Agreement are the ones who are failing to keep their end of the agreement.
- The Paris Agreement would have stifled economic growth through energy mandates and regulation.
- Nations, advanced and developing, are struggling to meet the emissions goals of the Agreement.
- To combat global emissions, we shouldn’t look to regulation but rather innovation.
Despite arguments to the contrary, Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement is not about prioritizing the economy over the planet. Rather, the administration recognized that the climate accord is a costly non-solution, regardless of one’s position on climate change.
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