The U.S. Communication Regarding Intent to Withdraw from the Paris Agreement: What Does it Mean?

Read the full post on the Climate Law Blog.

On August 4th, the U.S. Mission to the United Nations notified the UN Secretary-General that it “intends to exercise its right to withdraw” from the Paris Agreement. The U.S. State Department simultaneously issued a media note containing additional details. Several questions have arisen in connection with the communication, the answers to which are found below.

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