EU, China to dou­ble down on Paris pact as Trump mulls move

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BRUS­SELS | The Euro­pean Union and China will reaf­firm their com­mit­ment to the Paris cli­mate change ac­cord this week re­gard­less of whether the U.S. pulls out of the pact, a se­nior EU of­fi­cial said Wed­nes­day.

The of­fi­cial told re­porters that the EU and China will also “spell out” how they plan to meet their com­mit­ments to the land­mark in­ter­na­tional ac­cord to fight global warm­ing at talks in Brus­sels on Fri­day, amid mul­ti­ple re­ports from Wash­ing­ton that Pres­i­dent Trump was close to a de­ci­sion to take the U.S. out of the agree­ment.

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