US set to exit Paris climate accord: U-M experts can discuss

With the United States set to exit the Paris climate agreement Nov. 4, there’s a lot at stake in today’s presidential election. University of Michigan experts are available to discuss the significance of this moment and how the election outcome could shape the international effort to reduce carbon pollution and control global warming.

Tony Reames is an assistant professor of energy justice at the School for Environment and Sustainability and director of the Urban Energy Justice Lab.

“The Trump Administration has made deregulation a priority, particularly around the environment,” he said. “The rollback of these protections disproportionately impacts communities already overburdened by past limited protections and environmental injustices. Read more.