Paris Agreement does not create litigation risk for Trump’s climate agenda

Source: Niskanen Center
by David Bookbinder

“As the Administration continues to wrestle with whether to stay with or leave the Paris Agreement, one of the key issues is whether staying in creates a legal risk for the Administration’s plans to scrap many of the Obama-era climate regulations. In other words, would the U.S. emissions reductions commitment be a legal barrier to withdrawing any of these regulations? The short answer is ‘no.'” (05/08/17)