Winston Churchill’s grandson: Dear President Trump: Churchill would have been a climate leader

Sir Nicholas Soames has been a Conservative member of the UK Parliament since 1983. He is a former Army officer, and a former Armed Forces minister. The opinions in this article belong to the author.


(CNN) There could be no starker illustration of the profound differences that exist between Washington and London — despite alignment on many other issues — than comments this week by our two leaders on climate change and the environment.

For President Trump, the Paris Agreement is a bad deal that will close US businesses — perhaps even has closed some already.
Scott Pruitt, President Trump’s man at the Environmental Protection Agency, added the detail — promising to repeal regulations protecting US watercourses from pollution and reduce power plant emissions.
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