This treaty has a massive, $19 trillion upside, but Trump may walk away anyway

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The United States could soon walk away from a trillion-dollar opportunity if some influential players in the Trump administration have their way.

The Paris Climate Agreement may global boost the economy by $19 trillion over the next three decades as countries invest in renewable energy, energy efficiency and zero-emissions transportation, according to a report by two global energy agencies.

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Such investments are essential for meeting the targets of the Paris treaty — a landmark deal that aims to limit global warming in order to avoid dangerous global warming impacts including sea level rise and extreme weather events. Read more...

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