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On climate, the United States now stands alone

In Bonn, Germany, representatives of countries around the world have gathered for the annual UN Climate Change Conference. The mood might be a little different this year, however, because just a single country stands apart by not participating in the recent landmark Paris climate agreement
Embarrassingly, that country is the United States.
To be fair, until recently, we were one of three international holdouts. Just last month, Nicaragua - previously abstaining because they found the standards too lax - agreed to sign on. And this Monday, the war-torn nation of Syria announced that it too would join the rest of the world ...


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