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Paris climate agreement: the United States, an official notice of termination

The United States to return to international efforts to fight against climate change is now officially back. The US government have now submitted to the first possible date is officially your notice of termination for the climate agreement of Paris.

This was informed by Minister of foreign Affairs Mike Pompeo on Monday. The United States would be represented in international discussions also in the future a "realistic and pragmatic model," says Pompeo. The US would also continue to work with partners, "in order to strengthen resilience to the impacts of climate change".

the economy of The United States will continue to grow and at the same time reduce their emissions, said Pompeo. The United States would continue to focus on an energy mix of fossil fuels, for example coal and Oil – liesse-Bay, it was called more.

criticism after announcement

The official exit request came more than two years after the announcement of U.S. President Donald Trump , the USA from the contract out. He had been criticized for international violently. The United States are, behind China – the second largest polluter of greenhouse gases.

The Paris climate agreement took effect three years ago, on 4. November, 2016. In the first three years it was for no to cancel the signatory States. To be effective, the notice will, in turn, after the expiry of a period of one year – in the case of the USA only after the next presidential election on may 3. November 2020.

Trump releases election promise, a

Trump had announced in June 2017, the contract to withdraw. So, he broke a campaign promise. From his point of view, it is too costly and disadvantage the country in the international competition.

The United States could also return to the agreement – it is conceivable, would be if the Democrats come after the election in the coming year to Power. To the outlet it will come in a year, but one way or the other. The inauguration of a new President would be in January of the following year.

trump is the Republicans, the agreement was never popular. The President of the official termination should be at the beginning of the long election campaign, therefore a new boost. The Paris climate agreement has the objective to limit global warming to well below two degrees compared to pre-industrial time. The Contracting States should make a greater effort to stop it at 1.5 degrees. Crucial parts of the agreement are binding under international law. However, there are no penalties for non-compliance with the Commitments. 195 countries are part of the agreement.

France regrets

the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, has deplored the decision of the United States, to put the exit process out of the Paris climate agreement officially in gear. The step, make the French-Chinese cooperation in the area of climate and biodiversity policy even more necessary, said Macron on Tuesday during a state visit to China.

Macron and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping will want to be explained, according to the Elysée Palace on Wednesday in Beijing an agreement to sign the "irreversibility" of the Paris climate agreement by 2015. (nag/chk/sda)

Created: 04.11.2019, 23:08 PM

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