The same day, Macron said "wherever we live, whoever we are, we all share the same responsibility: make our planet great again" and called on USA -based scientists to come to France to work on climate-related issues, in an unprecedented English-language speech from the French presidential palace. But, good job, tweeted our government through its "Minister C. McKenna @ec_minister" Twitter site, declaring: "Canada Salutes Nicaragua and Syria for joining on to the Paris Agreement!Global#ClimateAction.#COP23", illustrated by the flags of both countries.
The war itself has caused an global refugee crisis, which has enabled Islamic State militants to pose as refugees and enter into other countries.
"Syria's decision shows the breadth of support for the Paris agreement", Alden Meyer, of the Union of Concerned Scientists, told Reuters of the moves by the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
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Syria must submit their "instruments of ratification" at the United Nations headquarters in NY before their adherence becomes official, he added. Tesla CEO Elon Musk resigned from Trump's business council in protest.
Overall, the Paris agreement seeks to limit a global rise in temperatures to "well below" two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial times, ideally 1.5. However, due to the terms of the agreement, the US can not fully withdraw until 2020.
The Bonn talks center on creating global guidelines for implementing the Paris agreement, and includes two different American delegations, one from the administration and one from the "We Are Still In" coalition founded by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and California Gov.
The United States ratified the 2015 pact but US President Donald Trump announced earlier this year that he would pull out, saying the pact did not serve US interests.
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"They were the last party to the UN Convention to sign the Paris Agreement", he said, referring to 1992 UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the bedrock treaty for UN climate talks. Nicaragua, which was one of the last holdouts, in September announced it would join the accord.
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.
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