31 Jul '17, 11pm

Netherlands ratifies Paris Agreement

The Netherlands has become the 156th county to formally ratify the Paris Agreement after it deposited its 'instrument of ratification' with the EU late last week, confirming its participation in the global climate accord. The move leaves the Czech Republic as the only EU country still to formally ratify the Agreement, which promises to decarbonise the global economy by the end of the century and limit global warming to "well below" two degrees. Related articles OVO Energy powers up smart electric vehicle charging drive Pay farmers to protect environment, urges think tank British Gas price hike sparks fresh row over impact of policy costs Planet has just 5% chance of reaching Paris climate goal, study says Electric vehicles can power buildings without degrading batteries, researchers discover Thanks Netherlands for depositing Instrument of Acceptance of #ParisAgreement on #...

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