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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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Historic climate change deal may signal end of the fossil fuel era

PARIS — After more than two decades of fraught negotiations, delegates from nearly 200 countries have agreed to a historic deal to steer the world away from catastrophic climate change, signalling the end of the fossil fuel era. The Paris deal on Saturday, December 12, is a vote of support for renewable energy as well as for more efficient buildings ...

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