See how that horse-pucky news works? European Commission’s Miguel Arias Canete denies ever telling the Wall Street Journal that the U.S. was changing the Trump administration position on Paris Climate Treaty.
(Via Reuters) […] The Wall Street Journal reported that Trump administration officials said the United States would not pull out of the agreement and had offered to re-engage in the deal, citing the European Commission’s Miguel Arias Canete.
A Commission spokeswoman told Reuters at the Montreal gathering that Canete – commissioner for climate action and energy – had not said the United States had changed its position on withdrawing from the deal. The White House said that the report was inaccurate.
“There has been no change in the United States’ position on the Paris agreement,” said White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters. “As the President has made abundantly clear, the United States is withdrawing unless we can re-enter on terms that are more favorable to our country.” (read more)