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Your Call: Trump vs. the Paris climate accord


On the next Your Call, it’s our media roundtable. This week we’ll discuss the Trump Administration and the Paris climate agreement.

President Obama signed the treaty in 2015 calling it our "best chance to save the planet" from the dangers of global warming.  And nearly every other nation has signed on. Environmental journalist Bill McKibben of 350.org will join us to discuss the coverage and the potential consequences. What did you think of climate reporting this week?  


Bill McKibben, Journalist and environmental activist, founder of 350.org

Fiona Harvey, Environment Correspondent with The Guardian

David Baker, Energy and Clean Tech reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle

David Marcus, Literary editor at The Nation magazine


New York Times: Trump’s Stupid and Reckless Climate Decision

San Francisco Chronicle: Defying Trump, California forms climate alliance with 2 states

The Atlantic: Did Donald Trump Just Make the Planet Hotter?

The Guardian: The Republicans who urged Trump to pull out of Paris deal are big oil darlings

The Guardian:China and EU strengthen promise to Paris deal with US poised to step away

Inside Climate News.Paris Agreement: Trump's Climate Exit Risks U.S. Economy, World's Welfare

Letter from 22 Republican Senators urging Trump to leave Paris Accord:

Text of the Paris Accord

BBC: Paris climate deal: EU and China rebuff Trump

Mother Jones:Sorry, Donald: Pittsburgh Thinks You Are Wrong About Climate Change

The Nation Magazine/ Spring Books Edition