In the NewsThe AtlanticJuly 3, 2018

Trump Has Done More Than Pull Out of Paris

Since taking office, President Trump has slashed at a large body of climate-focused rules issued by President Obama. With the rules no longer in force and unlikely to be replaced, companies are now planning to emit more greenhouse gases, trapping heat in the atmosphere and warming the globe. As such, the United States will fall far short of its pollution-reduction goals under the Paris Agreement on climate change, according to a new report from the Rhodium Group, a Lab partner.