Former Ambassador C. Boyden Gray appeared on NPR’s “On Point” to debate the fate of the environment in a Trump Administration. The full recording is available here:
On U.S. Greenhouse Gas reductions:
The United States has reduced CO2 more than any other country over the last ten, twenty years, largely because of the development, in Oklahoma and elsewhere, of natural gas that is very cheap, and while not totally clean of CO2 , much more cleaner than coal or gasoline.
On the Paris Climate Agreement:
The problem with the Paris Agreement . . . [is that] China doesn’t have to do anything until 2030. . . . [N]o wonder plants escape to China—they are not regulated over there, but they are regulated out the wazoo here.