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The Future Of The Paris Agreement

On the campaign trail, President Donald Trump promised to pull the United States out of the Paris Climate Agreement, which nearly 200 nations signed on to in 2015. But now that he's in office, the president is facing some surprising opposition. Exxon Mobil (whose former CEO is now Secretary of State), Shell, and — reportedly — members of the Trump family all oppose leaving the agreement. The President's EPA chief, however, opposes the accord. Which side will win? And if the U.S. does leave, what does that mean for the Earth and for industry? Joining Joshua Johnson to discuss the future of the Paris Climate Agreement is Amy Harder, a reporter covering energy and climate at Axios, Andrew Steer, CEO and President of World Resources Institute, Marlo Lewis, senior fellow at Competitive Enterprise Institute and Charles Holliday, chairman of the board of directors at Royal Dutch Shell.

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