White House Cancels Climate Change Meetings, Sparks Speculation On Upcoming Paris Agreement Decision

White House Cancels Climate Change Meetings, Sparks Speculation On Upcoming Paris Agreement Decision

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

WASHINGTONA high-stakes series of meetings, including one between Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt and Ivanka Trump, senior White House adviser and daughter of President Trump, on whether the U.S. should remain in the landmark Paris climate change agreement, were suddenly cancelled.

Here is a statement from EWG President and Co-founder Ken Cook:

Let’s all hope blood is thicker than water, and this postponement means Ivanka Trump and others from the reality wing in the White House are prevailing in persuading the president to keep the U.S. in the treaty and are committed to combating the threat of climate change.

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