US, China jointly ratify Paris climate accord

The US and China - together responsible for 40% of the world's carbon emissions - have now both ratified the Paris global climate agreement.

US, China jointly ratify Paris climate accord

World Bulletin / News Desk

The United States and China on Saturday formally joined the Paris climate agreement, handing UN chief Ban Ki-moon the documents that represent a major stride forward for the global accord.

"We need to take an innovative approach to climate change," Chinese President Xi Jinping said shortly after his counterpart Barack Obama arrived in the eastern city of Hangzhou which is hosting the G20 summit.

 

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