Trump Backs Up Paris Exit Talk With Climate Funding Cuts

Law360, New York (March 17, 2017, 7:45 PM EDT) -- President Donald J. Trump's plan to eliminate U.S. funding for international climate change programs follows through on his campaign vow to walk away from the Paris climate agreement, but experts say it doesn't necessarily signal the end of the U.S.'s involvement in the landmark pact and that Trump could face pushback from businesses eager to cash in on global decarbonization efforts.

Trump's budget blueprint released Thursday calls for the elimination of the Global Climate Change Initiative — established by former President Barack Obama to coordinate the...
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