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Trump seeks input from U.S. energy companies on Paris climate pact

Trump seeks input from U.S. energy companies on Paris climate pact

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by March 17, 2017 World News

WASHINGTON,16 MARCH 2017 (REUTERS)—President Donald Trump’s administration has been contacting U.S. energy companies to ask them about their views on the UN global climate accord, according to two sources with knowledge of the effort, a sign Trump is reconsidering his 2016 campaign pledge to back out of the deal.

The sources, who asked not to be named because they are not authorised to speak publicly on the subject, said many of the companies reached by the administration had said they would prefer the United States remain in the pact, but would also support reducing U.S. commitments in the deal. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

 

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