Germany’s car industry association officially confirms the truth of President Trump's reasons for withdrawal from Paris Climate Accord

President Trump complained that the "unfair" terms of the Paris Climate Accord made it difficult for American manufacturers to compete globally.  Protecting and expanding those jobs was the primary reason offered for his withdrawal.  He should now write a thank-you note to Germany's powerful auto industry lobby, the VBA (Verband der Autoindustrie), which just validated his argument. Reuters reports: Germany's powerful car industry said Europe would need to reassess its environmental standards to remain competitive after the United States said it would withdraw from the Paris climate pact. ... "The regrettable announcement by the USA makes it inevitable that Europe must facilitate a cost efficient and economically feasible climate policy to remain internationally competitive," Matthias Wissmann, president of the German auto industry lobby group VDA, said in a statement on Friday. "The preservation of our competitive position...(Read Full Post)

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