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What is The Paris Agreement?

Definition

The Paris Agreement brings to together 185 nations to combat climate change and adapt to the effects of climate change. At the same time, developed countries will help developing countries achieve these same goals.

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The Paris Agreement came into force on November 4, 2016, and currently, 185 of 197 parties have ratified. The agreement’s main goal is to keep the temperature rise below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. Plus, learning how to handle the effects that climate change, for example, extreme weather conditions.

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United Nations Climate Change. “What is the Paris Agreement.”https://unfccc.int/process-and-meetings/the-paris-agreement/what-is-the-paris-agreement. A ccessed August 13, 2019