PressTV-French don’t want to pay climate money: Trump

US President Donald Trump has lashed out against the Paris Climate Agreement, claiming French citizens have held demonstrations because they don’t want to pay “large sums of money, much to third world countries.”

“The Paris Agreement isn’t working out so well for Paris. Protests and riots all over France,” Trump tweeted on Saturday morning. “People do not want to pay large sums of money, much to third world countries (that are questionably run), in order to maybe protect the environment.”

Trump, who has called climate change a Chinese “hoax,” last year abandoned the Paris Climate Agreement, which calls for holding the ongoing rise in global average temperature to “well below 2 °C above preindustrial levels,” while “pursuing efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5 °C.”

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