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How the Paris Agreement Would Affect U.S. Jobs

Created on April 13, 2016

How the Paris Agreement Would Affect U.S. Jobs

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If the U.S. abided by the provisions of the Paris Agreement, there would be 206,104 fewer manufacturing jobs between 2016 and 2040.

Source: Heritage Foundation calculations using the Heritage Energy Model. See methodology for details.

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