The moves essentially ensure that the agreement will go into force by the end of the year, but the specifics of each country’s plans to curb climate change are voluntary.
More than 55 countries have ratified the UN’s climate agreement, meeting the first of two thresholds needed for it to come into force
(Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged to world leaders to ratify the Paris agreement to slow climate change by the end of the year.
The landmark Paris agreement on climate change moved closer to reality Wednesday after 31 countries joined during the United Nations General Assembly.
An agreement to fight global warming came one step closer to taking effect on Wednesday when dozens of countries deposited their ratification of the deal at the United Nations, taking the total to 60, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-m...