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Trump aides postpone meeting as clashes over Paris climate deal continue

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Ivanka Trump is understood to favor remaining in the Paris climate deal, while others want out. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

President promises decision on US involvement before this month’s G7 summit, but the debate reveals deep divisions within his core team

May 9, 2017 — Donald Trump’s advisers have postponed another meeting on whether the US should remain in the Paris climate agreement, amid growing nervousness from businesses and other countries over a potential withdrawal. Continue reading Trump aides postpone meeting as clashes over Paris climate deal continue

Trump aides abruptly postpone meeting on whether to stay in Paris climate deal

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Staffers are said to be split on whether the US should remain a party to the environmental agreement. Photograph: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images

Unlikely coalition of fossil fuel firms, environmental groups and Republicans are calling on president to stay despite his pledge to ‘cancel’ agreement

April 18, 2017 — Donald Trump’s aides have abruptly postponed a meeting to determine whether the US should remain in the Paris climate agreement, with an unlikely coalition of fossil fuel firms, environmental groups and some Republicans calling on the president to stick with the deal. Continue reading Trump aides abruptly postpone meeting on whether to stay in Paris climate deal