Trump’s announcement on 1 June that he would pull the US out of the Paris Agreement signals a dangerous turn in the attitude of “the one remaining superpower”.
The UN’s 22n climate change conference, or COP22 as it is broadly known, ended in Marrakech, Morocco. Trump’s election cast a shadow over its relative successes.
The election victory of Donald Trump can paralyse global climate and sustainable development policy for years. But it is not just for to the US to decide whether it actually comes to this.