President Barack Obama spoke to reporters on Wednesday afternoon in the White House Rose Garden commenting on the required number of nations having ratified the Paris climate change agreement and, almost on cue, NBC’s Ron Allen connected global warming to Hurricane Matthew set to bear down on the Bahamas, the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama spoke by telephone Sunday night with Chinese President Xi Jinping to express appreciation for the important role China played in securing a historic climate agreement in Paris, the ...
President Barack Obama is welcoming the news that the Paris agreement on climate change will take effect in a month as a historic achievement. Obama, speaking in the Rose Garden, … Click to Continue »
This week, the European Parliament voted to approve the global deal negotiated at last year’s COP21 climate talks in Paris. The EU ratification makes the Paris Agreement legally binding worldwide.
BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A new global agreement to tackle climate change will take effect on Nov. 4 after the accord crossed an important threshold for support late on Wednesday.