Tech in the News: 5 Common Sense Questions Answered About The U.S. Exit From The Paris Agreement

Marilyn Brown

Posted November 6, 2019

External Article: Forbes

Georgia Drawdown, a cross-university climate change initiative between faculty at UGA, Emory, and Georgia Tech including Marilyn Brown, was featured in "5 Common Sense Questions Answered About The U.S. Exit From The Paris Agreement." Forbes, November 5. Brown is a Regents' and Brook Byers Professor of Sustainable Systems in the Georgia Institute of Technology School of Public Policy.

Here's an excerpt:

We knew that it was probably coming. The United States formally submitted its plans to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement. U.S. officials are trotting out the “unfair burden to U.S. argument.” Supporters of the agreement, which went into force on November 4th, 2016, say that it is a necessary step to combat one of the most significant crises facing humanity. The Trump Administration made their plans known on the first day that a country could formally announce plans to leave.

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