Andrew Light

World Resources Institute / George Mason University

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Andrew Light is a distinguished senior fellow at the World Resources Institute and a professor director of the Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy at George Mason University. 

A former senior adviser to the US Special Envoy on Climate Change, he is one of the architects of the Paris Agreement.

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In Bonn, Germany, negotiators are trying to sharpen the fine points of the Paris Climate Accord, and US diplomats are in attendance.

US watching from sidelines of global climate conference

In Bonn, Germany, negotiators are trying to sharpen the fine points of the Paris Climate Accord, and US diplomats are in attendance.

from To the Point

Syria and Nicaragua are the only nations that have refused to be part of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. The only other holdout — Uzbekistan -- got on board last month.

Trump likely to pull US out of Paris Climate Agreement

Syria and Nicaragua are the only nations that have refused to be part of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. The only other holdout — Uzbekistan -- got on board last month.

from To the Point

The EPA and other agencies can now ignore rising seas, ocean acidification, heat waves and drought — which most scientists attribute to climate change.

Trump tackles Obama's legacy on global warming

The EPA and other agencies can now ignore rising seas, ocean acidification, heat waves and drought — which most scientists attribute to climate change.

from To the Point

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