“We are of course worried about rumours that the possibility of the US pulling out of the Paris Agreement and the convention on climate change,” she said.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson snubs UN request for climate change meeting
The US Secretary of State, former oil industry mogul Rex Tillerson, has not responded to a request from the United Nations’ most senior climate change official for a face-to-face meeting amid concern about the Trump administration’s stance on global warming. Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), told a conference about the issue in Chicago that progress towards a low-carbon economy was now “unstoppable” with many businesses already making the transition.
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