June 3, 2017 10:37 IST

President Donald Trump withdraws from Paris Climate Accord

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U.S. President Donald Trump concludes his announcement to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement in the Rose Garden at the White House June 1, 2017 in Washington, DC. Trump pledged on the campaign trail to withdraw from the accord, which former President Barack Obama and the leaders of 194 other countries signed in 2015. The agreement is intended to encourage the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in an effort to limit global warming to a manageable level. Credit: (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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U.S. President Donald Trump concludes his announcement to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement in the Rose Garden at the White House June 1, 2017 in Washington, DC. Trump pledged on the campaign trail to withdraw from the accord, which former President Barack Obama and the leaders of 194 other countries signed in 2015. Credit: (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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U.S. President Donald Trump, seen in this file photo, said in a Twitter post on May 31, 2017, 'I will be announcing my decision on the Paris Accord over the next few days.' The United States is expected to withdraw from a global accord to combat climate change, local media reported, citing sources with knowledge of the decision. Credit: (Photo by Kyodo News via Getty Images)
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The head of the Environmental Protection Agency Scott Pruitt (R), shakes hands with US President Donald Trump after he announced his decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Climate Accords in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on June 1, 2017. 'As of today, the United States will cease all implementation of the non-binding Paris accord and the draconian financial and economic burdens the agreement imposes on our country,' Trump said. Credit: (Photo by: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
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President Donald Trump arrives to announce his decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement in the Rose Garden at the White House June 1, 2017 in Washington, DC. Trump pledged on the campaign trail to withdraw from the accord, which former President Barack Obama and the leaders of 194 other countries signed in 2015. The agreement is intended to encourage the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in an effort to limit global warming to a manageable level. Credit: (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)