US And China Announce Ratification Of Paris Climate Deal

Paris Climate Deal US And China Announce RatificationThe United States and China, which between them account for a third of global greenhouse gas emissions, on Saturday ratified a global climate agreement ahead of the G20 summit in Hangzhou.

β€œWe have a saying in America β€” that you need to put your money where your mouth is,” President Obama told reporters. β€œAnd when it comes to combatting climate change, that’s what we’re doing, both the United States and China. We’re leading by example.”
β€œI believe that history will judge today’s efforts as pivotal,” he said.