Over 55 Parties covering More Than 55% of Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions Ratify the Paris Climate Change Agreement.
According to the Climate Change Paris Agreement Status of Ratification tracker 75 Parties representing 58.82% of global emissions ratified this agreement, which enables it to enter into force. “The speed at which countries have made the Paris’s Agreement’s entry into force possible is unprecedented in recent experience of international agreements. This is a truly historic moment for people everywhere. The two key thresholds needed for the Paris Climate Change Agreement to become legal reality have now been met” said Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The entry into force triggers a variety of important consequences, including launch of the Agreement’s governing body, known as the CMA which will take place at the upcoming annual UN climate conference, known as COP22, in Marrakesh, Morocco from November 7-18.