U.s. Paris Climate Agreement

“Despite the White House`s efforts to roll back our country, it has not stopped our climate progress over the past four years.” For example, Fuller says, the U.S. was expected to help fund a major climate project in the Caribbean, which would install weather stations, map the topography of the seabed to better predict storms, and help Caribbean nations use that data to be more resilient to the effects of climate change. But the Trump administration has cut funding. Nations concluded the Paris Climate Agreement in 2015. Source: Chesnot/Getty Americans` exit from the Paris Agreement also means the end of US contributions to a global fund to help smaller, poorer countries that bear disproportionate costs of climate change. The U.S. initially pledged $3 billion to help these nations switch from fossil fuels and adapt to a warmer earth — the largest amount of any country, but far less than America`s fair share, given its cumulative carbon emissions. . . .