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Is the Paris Agreement QTIIPS?
Both President Obama’s 2016 signing of the Paris Agreement on climate change and President Trump’s withdrawal from that agreement today fit into a category I will label as QTIIPS. QTIIPS stands for Quantitatively Trivial Impact + Intense Political Symbolism. QTIIPS policy changes provoke fierce political battles over trivially small policy impacts. Passionate advocates on