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Paris Climate Change agreement passes key threshold

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Thirty-one countries formally joined the Paris climate change pact Wednesday, bringing the total number of countries ratifying the treaty to 60 and raising hopes that it will enter into effect by the end of the year. The number is higher than the 55-country threshold needed for the treaty to enter into force. But because together those ...

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More than 170 states set to sign landmark climate agreement

More than 170 states set to sign landmark climate agreement

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — More than 170 countries are lining up to sign the Paris Agreement on climate change Friday as the landmark deal takes a key step toward entering into force years ahead of schedule. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry joins dozens of world leaders for a signing ceremony that is expected to set a record for international ...

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