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03/09/2016 The US and China join Paris climate deal

The Paris Agreement is an agreement with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, dealing with greenhouse-gas-emissions mitigation, adaptation, and finance, starting in the year 2020. In 2016, the US and China issued a joint statement confirming that both countries would sign the Paris Climate Agreement.


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  • Paris Agreement 

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  • Mitigation provisions and carbon markets 

  • Adaptation provisions 

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