USA Formally Notifies UN of Intending to Withdraw from 2015 Paris Climate Agreement
August 5 , 2017
US state department has formally issued a written notification to the United Nations of intending to withdraw from the 2015 Paris climate agreement by saying that the deal will lead to million of American job loss. The US statement also said that for protecting the US interests, United States of America will continue participating in “international climate change negotiations and meetings”. The notification also highlights that the USA is keeping open “all future policy options” for protecting US interests. Reports say that the final announcement of withdrawing from the pact can’t officially be done till November 4, 2019.