Paris Agreement: Donald Trump’s decision defies economic reason

13 June, 2017|

On 1 June 2017, the world held its breath to hear what American President Donald Trump would say, anxiously awaiting the official decision, so often rumoured and delayed, that the United States was to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change. We now know that this madness was no mere rumour. But let’s look […]

The United States withdraws from the Paris Agreement | Analytical note

13 June, 2017|

While Donald Trump may justify his decision to pull the United States out of the Paris Agreement by alluding to its supposedly disastrous implications for Americans, his true motivations are in fact very different. With his approval ratings at rock bottom, President Trump has sought to reconnect with his electorate by attempting to implement his […]