Though Syria indicated its intention to sign onto the deal, it has not yet submitted its targets to cut greenhouses gases. The Nicaraguan government snubbed the accord because it believed the goal of limiting global warming to 2 degrees Celsius by 2100 was not ambitious enough.
While the United States ratified the 2015 Paris Agreement previous year, President Donald Trump announced in June that he wants to pull out unless the USA can get a better deal. "At what point does America get demeaned?" We don't want other leaders and other countries laughing at us anymore.
Trump's decision was met with praise from Republican lawmakers and criticism from world leaders.
It's because Trump hasn't signed on to the Paris Accord, and won't.
While the Obama administration initially signed on to the agreement in December 2015, President Trump voiced plans to leave it this June, claiming that switching over to clean energy will hurt the US economy. Many delegates said they hoped Trump would reconsider. Nicaragua, which was one of the last holdouts, in September announced it would join the accord.
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"While action on (the) post-2020 period under the Paris Agreement has gained momentum, the discussions on pre-2020 actions have lagged behind", India's chief negotiator Ravi S. Prasad said earlier this week.
Syria is also joining, and announced its move Tuesday at climate talks in Bonn, Germany, Der Spiegel reported.
The summit, spearheaded by French President Emmanuel Macron, will host more than 100 world leaders in France on December 12, according to The Associated Press.
White House spokeswoman Kelly Love said the United States hasn't changed its position on climate change and pointed to a statement by the Trump administration when Nicaragua joined the agreement.
The US government on Friday released a report, prepared by hundreds of scientists, on climate change and its primary cause: human activity. "For the warming over the last century, there is no convincing alternative explanation supported by the extent of the observational evidence".