UK ratifies Paris Agreement

The UK has ratified the Paris Agreement on climate change during international talks

The UK has ratified the Paris Agreement on climate change during international talks.

The UK government announced the decision on 17 November as its climate minister Nick Hurd attended the first conference of the parties to the Paris Agreement (COP22) in Marrakech.

The agreement, which calls for action to keep global warming within 1.5°C-2°C to avoid dangerous climate change, formally came into force on 4 November after passing its ratification threshold.

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