US, China Join Climate Deal In ‘Turning Point’ For Planet



Hangzhou (China) (AFP) – The United States and China on Saturday formally joined the Paris climate agreement, handing UN chief Ban Ki-moon the documents that represent a major stride forward for the global accord.

“We need to take an innovative approach to climate change,” Chinese President Xi Jinping said shortly after his counterpart Barack Obama arrived in the eastern city of Hangzhou which is hosting the G20 summit.

Source: GobariReport

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