Multiple sources including Fox News and CBS News are reporting that President Trump has decided to withdraw from the job-killing Paris climate accord. Apparently the execution of the withdrawal is being planned out by a small team including EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. Axios, which has been on top of this story all along explains:
They’re deciding on whether to initiate a full, formal withdrawal — which could take 3 years — or exit the underlying United Nations climate change treaty, which would be faster but more extreme.
This is a case where former president Obama’s nasty habit of ignoring the constitutional separation of powers by going around Congress is coming back to bite him. He treated the Paris deal as a presidential agreement rather than a treaty which would need to be approved by two thirds of the Senate. But once a treaty is approved by the Senate, a president can’t pull out of it on his own.