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    America Stands Alone on Climate

    He’ll take the heat. President Donald Trump had promised to dump the Paris climate accord signed by 195 world leaders — including his predecessor — who’ve pledged emissions curbs, and on Thursday he made it official. Now the world’s asking if he still believes global warming to be a “hoax,” but his surrogates say they don’t know. Trump says he prefers “a deal that’s fair,” but the leaders of France, Germany, and Italy quickly said the accord was “irreversible” and their nations would honor it even if the world’s second-largest polluter ignored it.

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