Áder signs Paris Agreement on climate change at UN

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Hungary’s President János Áder signed the Paris Climate Agreement at the UN Headquarters in New York on Friday, Hungarian news agency MTI reported.

Heads of delegations at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris. Hungaryʼs President Áder stands in the front row, fourth from right. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Presidencia de la República Mexicana)

The landmark agreement, approved in Paris last December, was signed by leaders of 171 countries, including 60 heads of state and government. 

The agreement will enter into force once 55 countries representing at least 55% of global emissions of gases responsible for global warming have ratified it.

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