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April 26, 2017
Three Insights On The Paris Agreement From Former U.S. Special Envoy For Climate Change Todd Stern
EPIC Visiting Fellow and former State Department Deputy Legal Advisor Sue Biniaz talked with Todd Stern about the importance of the Paris Agreement, how the U.S. could withdraw, and what that would mean for the world.
As the Trump Administration prepares to announce its plans for the future of U.S. participation in the Paris Climate Agreement, there are a number of important questions to consider. How important is the Paris Agreement for addressing climate change? What are the administration’s legal and political options on Paris? And if the United States does withdraw, will China take on a leadership role?
Earlier this year, EPIC Visiting Fellow and former State Department Deputy Legal Advisor Sue Biniaz sat down for a wide ranging conversation on these and other issues with former U.S. Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern. Their discussion produced several timely insights. In the clips below, we have selected a handful of the most relevant to today’s policy discussions, but we encourage you to watch the full video as well.