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Paris climate discord

The Paris Agreement was signed on Apr. 22, 2016.

Ricardo Rodriguez

June 8, 2017

On Thursday, President Trump announced America’s exit from the Paris Agreement, an agreement that unified 194 countries towards the singular goal of reducing emissions and the impact of climate change. America will be the only major country to not participate, despite being second only to China as t...

Trump chooses coal over climate change with executive order

Graphic by Tristan Ipock, The Paisano

Samuel De Leon

April 5, 2017

In the face of a struggling coal industry, Donald Trump signed an executive order deadset to withdraw from and rewrite the Clean Power Plan (CPP). The CPP is the result of the United States’ promise by former President Obama to cut emissions by 26 percent  from 2005 in the next 10 years.The CPP was set to...