COP23 (see here and here for details of the previous COP meetings are) is currently taking place in Bonn, Germany. The focus of this conference is to put the landmark Paris agreement into practice, without the US.  This is because, on 1st of June 2017, US President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the climate Paris Agreement, causing widespread condemnation around the globe and many interrogations on the future of the agreement. At the time, the US joined Nicaragua and Syria as the only countries not being part of the agreement, albeit for very different reasons (an agreement way too weak to...