ECOSYSTEM MARKETPLACE – ANALYSIS: If Trump bails on Paris Agreement, at least he’ll be out of the way

Published 10:34 on May 8, 2017  /  Last updated at 13:02 on July 5, 2017  /  Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific, Climate Talks, Conversations, EMEA, International, REDD, US, Views  /  No Comments

“We seek your leadership,” said Kevin Conrad, Papau New Guinea's representative at the 2007 UN climate talks in Bali, to US Undersecretary of State Paula Dobriansky. “But if for some reason you’re not willing to lead, leave it to the rest of us. Please, get out of the way!” That was 2007. Ten years on, Ecosystem Marketplace's Steve Zwick notes the feeling of deja vu and asks if the US will try to formally block progress or just "gunk things up" again.

By Steve Zwick

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