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>> Hearing no objections, it is so decided.>> Cheers, laughs and relief as nations around the world overcome political division and agree to a more detailed framework for the Paris climate deal>> We have now pure rules for the transparency for finance, we made a major step.>> Late Saturday, nearly 200 nations reached a consensus after two weeks of talks.
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The Paris Agreement, which was struck in 2015, aims to limit a rise in average world temperatures to below 2 degrees Celsius. Ministers have produced a 156 page rule book on how that will be achieved. With details on how countries will monitor and report their greenhouse gas emissions.>> We have demonstrated that all the world can be united fighting global warming.
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>> But critics say the deal isn't ambitious enough to prevent the dangerous effects of global warming. Even before the talks started, many already expected the plan wouldn't be as robust as it needed to be. The unity under which the Paris deal was reached has since fragmented, with US President Donald Trump intending to pull his country, one of the world's biggest emitters, out of the pact.
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>> We're going to cancel the Paris Climate Agreement.>> In October, a UN commissioned report revealed stark findings, keeping the Earth's temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius would need unprecedented changes in every aspect of society.
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