As Trump announces the United States will pull out of the Paris Agreement on climate change, our reading list for a warming world

The United States is the world’s second-largest greenhouse gas polluter and withdrawal from the agreement will have a profound effect on the planet, the New York Times reports.1



The 2015 accord, regarded by climate activists as a watershed moment in the struggle for international climate action, compels nearly every nation on earth to reduce carbon emissions to retard the warming of the planet, the New York Times reported Wednesday. The United States’ withdrawal from the agreement, which was a central promise of Trump’s campaign, will severely weaken the accord and its chances of enforcement globally. Below, including selections from scientists, environmentalists, fiction writers and activists, is our essential reading list for a warming world.
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1 The New York Times, accessed 31 May 2017

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