Executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, Christiana Figueres, then UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon, French foreign minister Laurent Fabius and president Francois Hollande celebrate after the adoption of the final agreement at the World Climate Change Conference near Paris on December 12, 2015. Photo: EPA

Catastrophic climate change is more likely, Donald Trump has just made sure of that

Paul G. Harris says the US president has made what will be his most derided decision but it is based on economics, politics, ideology and psychology, and feeds his pathological need to be the centre of attention

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Executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, Christiana Figueres, then UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon, French foreign minister Laurent Fabius and president Francois Hollande celebrate after the adoption of the final agreement at the World Climate Change Conference near Paris on December 12, 2015. Photo: EPA
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