July 22, 2017
So is The New York Times making the case for skipping the Paris climate accords?
A few weeks ago, many of us supported President Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris accords for a couple of reasons. First, President Obama did not send the accord to the U.S. Senate for a treaty ratification, and second, what's the point of having an accord that requires nothing from China? Why do a manufacturing surrender and throw U.S. workers under the bus? Well, the N.Y. Times' editorial is making President Trump's point about China. I'm not sure that this was their intention, but their attack on China should have come when this deal was being negotiated. As the editorial points out: While President Trump rolls back environmental protections and announces the withdrawal of the United States from the Paris climate accord, China is trying to position itself as the world's climate leader, pledging to cooperate with other countries to build an "eco-civilization." China has established the largest solar panel farm...(Read Full Post)