“It put us at an economic disadvantage,” Pruitt said.
“Is Paris good or not for this country?” EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said was the only question the Trump administration asked when evaluating U.S. participation in the Paris Climate Accords.
“The focus remained on whether Paris put us at a disadvantage, and in fact, it did,” Pruitt said. “It put us at an economic disadvantage.”
Pruitt pointed out that the Obama administration, which strongly supported the agreement, “fell 40 percent short” of its emission targets.
“It only reduced the temperture by less than 2-tenths of one degree” if all criteria were met, he added.
President Trump rolled back the Obama administration’s pledge to honor the accords in a ceremony on Thursday.
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