While carbon dioxide is the primary concern with Canadian oil, methane is the issue with U.S. tight oils, said Deborah Gordon, director of the energy and climate program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
"Our refineries are creating more CO2 in the developing world, but they are the ones who have to account for it," said Deborah Gordon, director of the energy and climate program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. "You can clap your hands and say bravo to the U.S. power sector, but it doesn't mean we can say this offsets that — even in our country."
As columnist Moisés Naím, Venezuela’s former trade minister, wrote in El País newspaper, “an oil embargo imposed by Donald Trump would be a marvelous and opportune lifesaver for Maduro.”
In an exclusive interview with Meet the Press, Former Secretary of State John Kerry tells Chuck Todd that the president's withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accords is tied to voter anger.
"There is a significant risk that the administration has underestimated the complexity of global climate negotiations," David Livingston, associate fellow in Carnegie Endowment for International Peace's Energy and Climate Program, told Xinhua in an email.
Steve Inskeep talks former Secretary of State John Kerry about President Trump's decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Accord — a plan that would reduce greenhouse emissions.
The former Secretary of State reacts to the U.S. withdrawing from the climate deal saying, "The president who talked about putting America first has now put America last."
Former US Secretary of State John Kerry tells the BBC's Katty Kay withdrawal from the Paris climate accord is a "gross abdication" of leadership.
John Kerry was secretary of state when the Paris climate agreement was signed. He spoke with Anthony Mason about President Trump's announcement that the U.S. will withdraw from the agreement.
"Irrespective, achieving 98% of the cuts is of course impressive in terms of discipline, but it has been not that effective in terms of putting a sustainable upward pressure on the oil price," Dr. Carole Nakhle, Director at Crystol Energy, told Sputnik.