Paul Bledsoe, a former Clinton White House climate official who is attending the talks, said Trump’s threats to pull the U.S. out of the Paris deal may actually have increased international resolve to address global warming.

“Other nations are unified in their determination to make the Paris process succeed,” Bledsoe said. “At the same time, it’s obvious that the 2050 goals released today will be impossible to meet without aggressive new U.S. policies.”

Los Angeles Times, November 16, 2016


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