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US to withdraw from UN Paris climate accord

President Trump has confirmed that the United States will withdraw from the Paris agreement on combating climate change.

President Trump has confirmed that the United States will withdraw from the Paris agreement on combating climate change. We hear reaction from former UN climate change chief Christiana Figueres, and debate the issue with an Obama-era official, Alex Thier and environmental adviser to the Trump transition, Myron Ebell. Also: Ritula reports on the general election in Northern Ireland - the part of the UK most directly affected by Brexit, due to its border with the Republic.
Picture: Steam and exhaust gases rise from factories
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