Monday, September 05, 2016

Quote of the Week - "We're leading by example," Obama said in China.

President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands during their meeting in Hangzhou on September 3, 2016, where they ratified the Paris climate agreement. (Credit: How Hwee Young/AFP/Getty Images) Click to Enlarge.
"We're leading by example," Obama said in China.  "As the world's two largest economies and two largest emitters, our entrance into this agreement continues the momentum of Paris, and should give the rest of the world confidence—whether developed or developing countries—that a low-carbon future is where the world is heading."

U.S. and China Ratify Paris Agreement, Upping Pressure on Other Nations by John H Cushman Jr. InsideClimate News, Sep 3, 2016

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