Syria Signs Paris Agreement - Leaving US As Only Country In The World To Refuse
Credit: Reuters
November 7, 2017

Trump, and other vermin, would rather prop up a dying industry (coal) and coddle tthe big-monied interests for fossil fuels than try to save the planet. Unrelenting scorn and ridicule in the history books for this shameful period.

Source: The Independent

Syria has become a signatory of the Paris climate agreement, leaving the US as the only country in the world not to support the framework deal to combat greenhouse gas emissions.

When President Donald Trump announced he intended to pull the US out of the agreement, it initially meant America would join Nicaragua and Syria on a small list of countries who were not part of the deal.
The Paris accord was signed by nearly 200 countries in December 2015 in an effort to curb global greenhouse gas emissions and limit global warming to within 2 degrees Celsius.

Until recently Nicaragua was also a holdout nation, but only because the Central American country felt the agreement did not go far enough in putting limits on emissions and helping poorer countries adapt to an already-changed planet with solid financial commitments by wealthier nations.

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