Canada ratifies Paris climate change deal

(VOVworld) – Canada's Parliament has voted 207 to 81 to endorse the Paris agreement on climate change reached at the 2015 UN Climate Change Conference.
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Canada's PM Justin Trudeau speaks during a news conference (Photo: Reuters)
Two days earlier, Parliament ratified a national carbon emissions plan that will begin in 2018. The Paris Agreement will be put into effect 30 days after it is ratified by 55 countries responsible for 55% of global emissions. Its aim is to hold the increase in average global temperature to less than 2 °C above pre-industrial levels. 


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