Paris Climate Agreement – Key Points Explained

With US president Donald Trump planning to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement or Accord de Paris as it is called in French, this legal document within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has evoked immense curiosity as to its content and provisions. This infographic on Paris Climate Agreement tries to explain the key points of the accord that has been adopted by 196 countries. The agreement intends to bind the whole world to fight against climate change. It will come into effect by 2020 if signed by at least 55 countries that account for at least 55% of global greenhouse gas emission.

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infographic via Climate Russia

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