The Paris Agreement builds upon the Convention and – for the first time – brings all nations into a common cause to undertake ambitious efforts to combat climate change and adapt to its effects, with enhanced support to assist developing countries to do so. As such, it charts a new course in the global climate effort.

Topics: 
climate change
Entry into force: 
4 Nov 2016
Parent treaty: 
UNFCCC
Region: 
Global
Date of text: 
Mon, 20 June 2016
Source of information: Paris Agreement website .
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