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‘Climate action to avoid 2C is our only option’
“This is an agreement, a treaty. It is not going to take effect and nothing will happen immediately,” she said in an interview on Saturday with Al Jazeera.
“We have to start with a transition, and that is what is going to take place by the end of this year.”
She reiterated her belief that the goal of a goal of 2C of warming above pre-industrial levels must be achieved, which is a target set by the Paris agreement.
“We have to start from an understanding that we are in an irreversible climate crisis, and that we cannot afford to keep going down this slope to a situation where global warming is worse than the industrial revolution.”
The United States has been at loggerheads with China, seeking to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, which is not the goal of the Paris deal.
On Saturday, US Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said a US-China deal is not in the cards.
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