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The US is now the only country in the world to reject the Paris climate deal

The Verge Tuesday, 7 November 2017 ()
The US is now the only country in the world to reject the Paris climate dealToday, Syria announced that it would sign the Paris climate agreement — a landmark deal that commits almost 200 countries to reducing greenhouse gas emissions to fight global warming. With Nicaragua also joining the deal last month, the United States is now the only country in the world that opposes it.

In June, President Donald Trump announced that the US will withdraw from the Paris climate accord, unless it is renegotiated to be “fair” to the United States. But other countries in the deal, such as France, Germany, and Italy, said that’s not possible. The Trump administration is also taking steps to roll back regulations passed under former President Barack Obama to achieve the emissions reduction goals set under the Paris deal. The US...
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In its stance on climate change, the United States is now a party of one. Syria will join the Paris climate agreement. That leaves the US as the only country in the world not signed on to the landmark climate deal. On Tuesday, Syrian officials announced their intention to ratify the accord at the UN...

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