Consider supporting EPA regulations and the Paris agreement. The Paris agreement, signed in 2015 by 196 countries including the US, asks each country to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to regularly increase their ambitions. The US pledged to cut greenhouse gas emissions 26-28% below 2005 levels by 2025. Here’s ten things you should know, according to the Nature Conservancy. This article also makes the case for the Paris Agreement from a business perspective.
Senior administration officials have begun meeting to discuss whether the US should abandon the agreement. According to the Washington Post, officials are considering whether the US should “stay in the agreement but renegotiate it in some form, or opt out entirely. Even if Trump decides to abandon the agreement — which is not a treaty, and therefore did not undergo Senate ratification — it may take three years for the United States to formally withdraw from it.”