Conservation International Statement on Paris Climate Agreement
May 31, 2017
ARLINGTON, Va. (May 31, 2017) – The following statement was released today by Peter Seligmann, cofounder, chairman and chief executive officer of Conservation International:
“Conservation International encourages President Trump to keep America’s seat at the table by staying in the Paris Agreement. Confronting climate change is essential for our economy, businesses and jobs, and it demands a global effort. The United States ought to lead the world in addressing this global challenge.”
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