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Trump Administration Reportedly Won’t Pull Out of Paris Climate Agreement

So, remember that whole thing about the United States exiting the Paris Climate Agreement? Yeah, it appears that won’t be the case now.

More than three months after President Donald Trump announced that he was pulling the US out of the climate deal, claiming it would hurt America economically, the Wall Street Journal is reporting that Trump administration officials said that America will “re-engage in the international deal to fight climate change.”

A European official had the following to say about the United States staying in the agreement:

“The U.S. has stated that they will not renegotiate the Paris accord, but they will try to review the terms on which they could be engaged under this agreement,” European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete said.

Weeks after announcing he was leaving the accord, polls showed American voters were largely against the move.

Meanwhile, there is some skepticism within the administration that Trump has jumped back in:

And the White House provided a response to Eli Stokols:

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