<> Senior State Department Official on the Paris Agreement Signing Ceremony - On Friday, the Paris agreement on climate change will be open for signature -- Secretary Kerry is going to join a record number of global leaders in signing the agreement, bringing it a step closer to entering into force State Department press conference explores the U.S. participation and ratification, and different legal theories about whether an executive agreement has the same binding powers as a treaty.
<> Leaders Roll Up Sleeves on Climate, but Experts Say Plans Don't Pack a Wallop - After a quarter-century of failed diplomatic efforts, signs are growing that nations have turned a corner in their political willingness to tackle climate change -- many leaders are pushing to make the Paris agreement legally binding years earlier than originally expected.
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Paris Agreement Signing Ceremony Friday
Posted by WIMS at 4/21/2016 10:52:00 AM