There's A Lot Of Work Left To Ratify The Paris Climate Agreement
The world has a long way to go before the Paris global climate agreement can take effect — even after the U.S. and China recently ratified it.By Ethan Weston | September 3, 2016
The world's two biggest carbon emitters — the United States and China — just ratified the Paris climate agreement at the G20 summit. But there's still a lot to be done.
The United States and China together account for about 40 percent of the world's carbon emissions.
"This is not a fight that any one country, no matter how powerful, can take alone. ... Some day we may see this as the moment that we finally decided to save our planet," President Barack Obama told reporters.