Trump exits climate deal: Reactions from real estate

Agents and brokers from all around the country give their take
  • Some agents and brokers responded to President Trump's decision to pull America out of the Paris climate agreement with equanimity.
  • As concern grows over rising sea levels in South Florida and other coastal cities, local government and citizens may have to step up.
  • Brokerage owners in states prioritizing climate change and clean tech are looking to state leaders to show the way forward.

In what he described as a “reassertion of American sovereignty,” President Donald Trump has pulled America out of the Paris climate accord, a deal that unites more than 190 countries on climate change policy. The decision drew a mixed response from the real estate industry and agents across the U.S.