Trump is ditching the climate deal to save his skin

Abu Dhabi/Dubai - His team is deserting him, and Trump is kicking up a storm to suit his interests, to take the heat off



Donald Trump's decision to dump the climate deal signed by 196 nations puts America nowhere. But then, every country has a sovereign right to take its own decisions. One wonders if Trump is doing it to divert attention from troubles at home. His son-in-law Jared Kushner is under scrutiny for his alleged links to Russia. His team is deserting him, and Trump is kicking up a storm to suit his interests, to take the heat off. Now, the world will unite against the US, and the president will get all the attention he needs, but it won't be on the Russian issue which could knock him off his perch. - David Johnston, Dubai


Wars are making the world hotter and cause so much pollution. Stop or restrict weapon sales to save the environment. But, developed countries continue to supply arms and heavy weapons to others. Destruction from conflict is one the biggest causes of pollution. No one wants to talk about it because it hurts the bottomline. - Jamshed Nazir, Abu Dhabi


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