20 Jun '17, 2am

US building sector on track to Paris Agreement targets despite withdrawal, saving billions

US building sector on track to Paris Agreement targets despite withdrawal, saving billions

The U.S. building sector is on track to meet the greenhouse gas emissions reduction target set by the U.S. in the Paris Agreement. This month, Donald Trump announced the largely symbolic withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, reaffirming his commitment to resurrecting the waning coal industry and accelerating the production of domestic fossil fuels. The reasons given for withdrawing were the imposition of “draconian financial and economic burdens”, higher energy costs, blocking the development of clean coal and building new coal plants, and leaving “millions and millions of families trapped in poverty and joblessness”. Nothing could be further from the truth. Paris Agreement Facts The Paris climate agreement is voluntary , with each country setting its own greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction targets and policies. There are no enforcement mechanisms or penalties ...

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