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Paris Climate Promise: A Bad Deal for America

February 2, 2016
By Steven Groves

While the Paris Agreement does not mandate specific changes to domestic laws, the Obama Administration clearly intends to enforce the Agreement through changes in domestic legislation or regulation.

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While the Paris Agreement does not mandate specific changes to domestic laws, the Obama Administration clearly intends to enforce the Agreement through changes in domestic legislation or regulation. Specifically, its has already enacted the the Clean Power Plan (CPP), to reduce emissions from power plants. In addition, The Paris Agreement  requires major financial commitments by the United States.