With Trump Set to Meet on Fate of Paris Agreement, We Consider the Administration's Options
April 26, 2017
President Donald J. Trump and members of his administration will meet Thursday to consider the fate of the United States' role in the Paris Agreement and the US approach to its international climate commitments.
How will Team Trump treat its obligations under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Paris Agreement? What are the legal options and processes available to Team Trump if it intends to back away from the Paris Agreement? And what are the implications of those choices?