Greenpeace protesters stand in silence with banners outside the US embassy in Madrid, Spain, in protest against President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the world's second-largest carbon dioxide emitter out of the Paris Agreement. Photo: AP
Tom Holland
Opinion

Opinion

Abacus by Tom Holland

Breathe easy, neither Trump nor critics of Paris pullout will affect climate

In reality, both the Paris Agreement and the US withdrawal are symbolic steps

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Greenpeace protesters stand in silence with banners outside the US embassy in Madrid, Spain, in protest against President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the world's second-largest carbon dioxide emitter out of the Paris Agreement. Photo: AP
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