Opinion: It’s not only about Paris: Will America confront all the environmental treaties it put in limbo?

Rejoining the Paris Agreement is just the first step toward U.S. green global leadership

Illustration by Kelsey King

Such concrete action would make absolutely clear where America will and will not lead when it comes to environmental problems, from climate change to biodiversity loss to overfishing of the high seas.

America’s leaders have a window and opportunity in 2021 to turn this legacy around and make it clear where the country will and where it will not lead on the environment.

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