ECOSYSTEM MARKETPLACE: Tillerson for Secretary Of State adds another layer of uncertainty to US role in climate talks

Published 10:22 on December 14, 2016  /  Last updated at 13:03 on July 5, 2017  /  Americas, Climate Talks, Conversations, International, REDD, US, Views  /  No Comments

On Monday, Trump chose the chief of oil giant Exxon Mobil, Rex Tillerson, for secretary of state. Ecosystem Marketplace reports on what the appointment could mean for the US' role in internatinoal climate negotiations.

Late last week, US President-Elect Donald Trump nominated Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, a climate change denier with close ties to the fossil fuel industry, to head the Environmental Protection Agency. And on Monday, Trump chose the chief of oil giant Exxon Mobil, Rex Tillerson, for secretary of state.

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