White House denies US is planning to remain in Paris climate accord

Trump administration dismisses claim by EU official that US has offered to re-engage with the deal

The White House has denied reports that it planned to stay in the Paris climate agreement, saying its position on leaving was unchanged, and that it would only stay in if it got more “favourable” terms.The Trump administration was forced to make a statement on Saturday after reports emerged as ministers from more than 30 countries held talks in Montreal, Canada, this weekend preparing for the upcoming United Nations climate summit in November.The Wall Street Journal reported that Trump admini...