News Digest Item
03 Jul 2017

US exit from climate deal damaging for US and world - German foreign minister

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has warned the global community against the anti-climate course of the United States and urged leaders to stick to the Paris climate agreement in an interview on the environmental magazine “For the US itself, abandoning climate protection is environmentally irresponsible and economically wrong,” Gabriel said. “The US is damaging itself, us Europeans and all other people of the world.”

Read the interview in German on here.

For background, read the CLEW factsheet German reactions to US decision to withdraw from Paris Agreement.

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