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  • Profile gravatar of Alexa Poortier
    Alexa Poortier
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    https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/sociopath-trump-paris-climate-agreement-by-jeffrey-d-sachs-2017-06

    Jeffrey D. Sachs, Professor of Sustainable Development and Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University wrote that President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of the United States from the Paris climate agreement is not just dangerous for the world; it is also sociopathic. Without remorse, Trump is willfully inflicting harm on others. The declaration by Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, that Trump believes in climate change makes matters worse, not better. Trump is knowingly and brazenly jeopardizing the planet. “Trump’s announcement was made with a bully’s bravado. A global agreement that is symmetric in all ways, across all countries of the world, is somehow a trick, he huffed, an anti-American plot. The rest of the world has been “laughing at us.”

    We knew he was going to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, but it was devastating none the less when it was announced. The idea of NOW started in December 2015 in Paris as the Climate Change agreement was being signed and itmustbeNOW.com came to life on Earth Day, April 22. It is the most urgent of times …

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  • Profile gravatar of Imperial
    Imperial
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    It’s a good thing that the various States aren’t as afflicted with his stupidity, the most populated ones still seem to be all on board with the goals of the Paris Agreement.

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