Trump Administration Notifies UN of Intent to Withdraw U.S. From Paris Agreement

The Trump administration submitted a communication to the United Nations regarding the President’s intent to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement as soon as it is eligible to do so, consistent with the terms of the Agreement.

The formal notice follows President Trump’s June 1st announcement on his intention to withdraw from the Paris Agreement.

The text of the communication to the United Nations is available here.

For an analysis of the communication, see Susan Biniaz, The U.S. Communication Regarding Intent to Withdraw from the Paris Agreement: What Does it Mean? Climate Law Blog (Aug. 6, 2017)