The Paris agreement is facing a mortal, US-led threat. But at this crucial moment, our prime minister is, once again, absent, silent and weak
The most important international agreement to tackle climate change is about to be dealt a severe blow – but Theresa May is nowhere to be found.
Donald Trump is expected to withdraw the United States from the Paris agreement, in which 195 countries signed up to ambitious targets to arrest the rise in global temperatures. Such a decision from the US will heighten the risk of a climate disaster, with all the damaging consequences to food supply, the global economy and our security.
What’s most disappointing about May’s failure is that Britain played such a pivotal role in securing the agreement