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Amy Goodman: What Would It Take for Trump to Pull Out of Paris Climate Deal?

The United Nations has announced that 2016 is very likely to be the hottest year on record, surpassing 2015, which had been the warmest year since records began.

Meanwhile, Reuters reports president-elect Donald Trump is seeking quick ways to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris accord to combat climate change. Trump is a longtime climate change denier who has described global warming as a Chinese hoax.

To talk more about the UN climate talks here in Marrakech and the significance Donald Trump's election for the world's effort to combat climate change, we are joined by Daniel Kammen, science envoy for the State Department and professor of energy at University of California at Berkeley.

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