Todd Stern on global climate diplomacy a year after Trump’s intention to withdraw from the Paris Agreement

U.S. President Trump departs after announcing his decision to withdraw from Paris Climate Agreement at White House Rose Garden.

Todd Stern, Brookings senior fellow and the chief climate negotiator in the Obama administration, discusses his role in negotiating the Paris Climate Agreement and the implications of President Trump’s June 1, 2017 announcement of his intent to withdraw the United States from the agreement.

Also in this episode, David Wessel describes the recent rise in housing prices and why it’s difficult for young people to enter the housing market.

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Thanks to audio producer Gaston Reboredo with assistance from Mark Hoelscher, and to producers Brennan Hoban and Chris McKenna. Additional support comes from Jessica Pavone, Eric Abalahin, Camilo Ramirez, and David Nassar.

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