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US Stands Alone on Paris Agreement

09 November 2017

"It is the only instrument we have in the world that allows the unity of intentions and efforts to face up to climate change and natural disasters", Nicaraguan Vice President Rosario Murillo said, according to Reuters.

"As the president previously stated, the United States is withdrawing unless we can re-enter on terms they are more favourable for our country", the statement read.

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In order to keep global temperatures less than 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, the agreement calls on each country to craft a plan to fight climate change. Nicaragua's left-wing government, which originally denounced the plan as too weak, signed up last month. Nor that Canada won't meet its 2020 or 2030 United Nations greenhouse gas reduction targets unless it buys billions of dollars worth of useless carbon offsets on fraud-ridden global carbon markets.

Nauert said that the department's under secretary for political affairs, Tom Shannon, would lead a USA delegation to the Bonn talks next week but that Trump's decision would stand.

In June the U.S. said it would withdraw, but the rules of the agreement state that this can not be done until 2020. Some 25,000 scientists, envoys, lobbyists and environmental activists have descended on the city for two weeks to figure out how to turn the goals of the Paris accord into reality.

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However, governors, mayors and business leaders from the USA will set one up there later this week.

The United States mocked Syria's arrival in the climate change agreement Tuesday, side-stepping the charge that it has isolated itself by being the world's sole hold-out. "There has been no change in the United States' position on the Paris agreement", explained White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters in CNN's report.

At the meeting Monday, the United Nations' weather and climate agency, the World Meteorological Organization, announced 2017 will definitely be among the three hottest years on record.

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"This is part of a long-term warming trend", said WMO Secretary-General Petteri Taalas. The assessment, compiled from the research of several federal agencies, concluded that climate change was real and that human activity was nearly intensifying its impact, The Washington Post reports.

US Stands Alone on Paris Agreement