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Exxon vote shows Trump is out of step with investors, too

Exxon vote shows Trump is out of step with investors, too

Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the 2015 Paris climate accord is doubly boneheaded. From a global perspective - ultimately, the only perspective that counts when it comes to planetary climate change - the move badly undermines the greatest international effort to curb temperature rises we have to date. Even if many countries boost their efforts to enforce the pact, some will take a US exit as carte blanche to duck a set of emission reduction pledges that were already diluted by their non-binding status.

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