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Paris Agreement On Climate Change Close To Full Ratification As Obama Calls For Bold Action

The Paris Agreement, easily the most important climate change-related accord of the century, is thisclose to full ratification. At the UN general assembly today, 31 countries ratified the accord, joining the 29 nations who ratified it previously—these countries put out 48 percent of the world's greenhouse gas emissions, and the agreement needs 55 percent of emissions represented to go into effect.
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