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Montgomery calls U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord detrimental | KOMO News

June 5, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump
U.S. President Donald Trump officially withdraws from the Paris climate accord during a speech at the White House Rose Garden on Thurs. June 1, 2017. Photo Credit: Screenshot from White House video

Prof. Scott Montgomery, geoscientist and an affiliate faculty member in the Jackson School, discusses the U.S. decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Change accord in a radio interview with KOMO News on Friday, June 2.

Montgomery said that the move by President Trump continues the trend in his administration to withdraw from global leadership roles with climate change being one key area.

He added that the decision has several dangerous implications that will affect science, trade and even democracy.


Click here to listen to the full interview