‘Tragic Mistake’: Maine Leaders React to Withdrawal From Paris Climate Accord

A.J. Higgins, Susan Sharon & Mal Leary, Maine Public

Sean Mahoney, executive vice president of the Conservation Law Foundation said Trump’s decision effectively isolates the U.S.

“What can’t be mitigated is that there will be a loss of jobs because of this decision today and lost opportunity as Trump makes the U.S. a pariah in the world community. It will be very hard for countries to rely on the United States, having pulled out of the Paris accord and having previously pulled out of the Kyoto accord,” he said.

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