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  • Paris Agreement: Are Countries Playing Fair?

  • December 5, 2016

  • One of President Obama’s legacies is the Paris Agreement where nearly 200 nations committed to national plans that are expected to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Its goal is to limit temperature to below two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. The Paris Agreement was ratified on November 4, 2016, after 55 countries, consuming more than 55 percent of the world’s energy signed on to its conditions. Each country set its own targets to cut greenhouse gas emissions. President-elect Trump has called climate change a hoax invented by the Chinese, and has promised to “cancel” the Paris agreement and repeal the Oba...
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One of President Obama’s legacies is the Paris Agreement where nearly 200 nations committed to national plans that are expected to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Its goal is to limit temperature to below two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. The Paris Agreement was ratified on November 4, 2016, after 55 countries, consuming more than 55 percent of the world’s energy signed on to its conditions. Each country set its own targets to cut greenhouse gas emissions. President-elect Trump has called climate change a hoax invented by the Chinese, and has promised to “cancel” the Paris agreement and repeal the Oba... Read More
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