The US Is Officially The Only Country Against The Paris Climate Agreement

The Paris climate summit reached an agreement

Syria's decision comes shortly after Nicaragua, one of the remaining opposing countries, signed on to the accord last month.

"I would like to affirm the Syrian Arab Republic's commitment to the Paris climate change accord", Syrian Deputy Environment Minister Wadah Katmawi told 196 delegates present at the climate talks in Bonn, Germany yesterday.

President Trump announced in June that he would pull out of the climate agreement to put "America First".

The US will soon become the only country that opposes the global landmark climate change accord known as the Paris Agreement.

"Syria's announcement that it will join the Paris agreement leaves President Trump in not-so-splendid isolation as a result of his irresponsible and ignorant decision to withdraw the United States from the most comprehensive effort ever to confront the mounting climate crisis", said Alden Meyer, of the Union of Concerned Scientists.

The news about Syria came during the second day of the United Nations' Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany. 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.

French President Emmanuel Macron plans a summit to push his "Make our Planet Great Again" agenda on December 12, the anniversary of the 2015 Paris climate accord. "We want the United States in too".

"Nations that are entering the phase of post-war recovery - as my nation has seen a war that was oppressive upon it - should be given the priority in reconstruction and reorganizing the environment and climate", he said.

If emissions are reduced as spelled out in the agreement, scientists and policymakers say it will prevent a major increase in global temperatures that would raise sea levels, spark major droughts, and lead to more risky storms.

The Trump administration has not said what those terms might be. The other big feature on McKenna's personal Twitter account is never-ending happy stories about renewable energy and government programs to address climate change, so much so that you would never know the government she represents claims the world faces an imminent, existential threat from global warming in which hundreds of millions of people will soon die.

It will then take one year to fully withdraw, meaning the earliest the United States could officially withdraw is the day after the 2020 election.

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