Paris climate accord to go into force - but faces test of enforcement

Paris climate accord to go into force - but faces test of enforcement
 

A global agreement on climate change is set to win enough ratifications by signatory nations this week to go into force in November, heralding a harder phase of turning promises into cuts in greenhouse gas emissions.
The 2015 Paris Agreement, outlining a shift from fossil fuels this century, says efforts to oversee compliance will be "non-adversarial and non-punitive", raising questions about how to ensure governments pull their weight.
The European Parliament is set to give the green light on Tuesday for European Union states to join up this week, tipping the accord past a... read more

 
3 October 2016 in World News, Views: 32
Source: Reuters
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