Save the nature: Paris climate agreement enters into force worldwide
Tech&Science18:38 Nov. 4, 2016

Paris climate agreement enters into force worldwide

Ukraine is one of 197 revolutionary climate deal signatories

The Paris Climate Agreement enters into force on Friday, November 4th. 

Signed in December 2015 at the COP21 conference in Paris,  the document provides keeping the average global temperature in 21st century below 2 degrees Celsius and limiting temperature increases below 1.5 Celsius. 

According to its provisions, the Agreement is meant to enter into force 30 days after 55 of its 197 signatory states representing 55% of total global emissions had finished ratifying it. 

The document crossed the ultimate threshold before entering into force on September, 21st. It was already ratified by at least 62 nations so far, including Canada, New Zealand and the EU, the World Nuclear News reports.

Ukraine finished this procedure on September 19th, so starting from November 4th the Paris agreement is considered effectual within the nation's territory. 

Read more Poroshenko enforces Paris Agreement ratification

"It means that globally the trend for renewable energy and low carbon economy is recognised. Whether we want it or not, we will switch from gas, coal, fossil fuels to renewables", says Natalia Gozak, the World Wide Fund for Nature project officer in Ukraine. 

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