"Our EPA and our EPA commissioners are very, very powerful in the sense that they want to have clean water, clean air, but we also want businesses that can compete and the Paris Accord rally would have taken away our competitive edge, and we're not going to let that happen".
Solberg says Norway is "really appreciative of the good work that we have together with the United States". Seated in the Oval Office, Trump notes that Norway has been a strong consumer of US -built military equipment, including the F-35 aircraft. "So we could conceivably go back in".
The Paris agreement was created within the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and has been ratified by 170 countries out of the 197 parties to the convention. Then he launched into an unclear comparison.
The treaty included promises made by the United States - by Trump's predecessor Obama - but there will be no legal consequences if they are not kept. Whereas as an example China, by 2030, they dont kick in until 2030.
New York City said the lawsuit against BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Exxon Mobil and Royal Dutch Shell would help fund protection against climate change.
While some fans speculated that Solberg may have wanted to get capture (North American region exclusive) Tauros during her visit, Norway's PM explained that that wasn't the reason she was playing. But you'd never know that if you only took Trump's word for it.
Norway's power sector is nearly carbon neutral, with hydropower covering roughly 95% of domestic power generation, even though it is home to the biggest hydrocarbon reserves in Europe and the fifth-largest exporter of crude oil in the world.
Notably, Trump lauded Norway's hydropower prowess.
"Norway is a great customer, and a great ally and a great friend", Trump says. In fact most of your energy or your electricity is produced by hydro.
"I wish we would do some of that". In fact, USA hydropower generation was almost double that of Norway, which produced 143.4 TWh of hydropower in 2016. "And it's a great asset that you have".