Video Clip: The United States and the Paris Climate Accord

Description

Andrew Light from the World Resources Institute described the Paris Climate Accord and the commitments that countries made to reduce the impact of climate change. He also discussed the impact of the President Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from this agreement. Mr. Light worked in the State Department during the Obama administration and helped negotiate the Paris climate change agreement.

5 minutes

Keywords

  • Bilateral
  • Celsius
  • Climate Change
  • Fahrenheit
  • Paris Climate Accord
  • Pre-industrial
  • Regime
  • Withdraw

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