Friday, 2 June 2017

The Paris Agreement On Climate Change And Everything You Need To Know

US President Donald Trump sent shock waves through the international community this week after rumours swirled that he would back out of a global agreement to tackle climate change.

The Paris Agreement was hailed as a landmark international deal when 194 countries, including the EU and China, signed up to sweeping pledges on the environment at a UN meeting in the French capital in late 2015.

The US is the second biggest polluter behind China and its potential exit has raised questions over whether the goals set by the Paris Agreement can still be met.

But what exactly does the agreement entail?

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