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Signing climate agreement on the Earth Day celebration

On the 22 April in New York a historic meeting took place, as 155 countries and the EU, have committed to sign the Paris Agreement on Climate Change at the headquarters of the United Nations (UN) in New York. With each country’s signing of the agreement, they must also submit a proposal plan for actions for the agreement to be effective. This process takes many different forms and can be quick or longer, depending on the internal practices of each country. 2016’s the chosen theme is “ Trees for Earth”. In the United States, Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970 and is organized by the Earth Day Network whose mission is to broaden and diversify the environmental movement worldwide and mobilize as the most effective vehicle for building a healthy, sustainable environment, tackling climate change and protecting the Earth for future generation

On the picture French President Francois Hollande, right, French Foreign Minister and president of the COP21 Laurent Fabius, second, right, United Nations climate chief Christiana Figueres and United Nations Secretary General Ban ki-Moon hold their hands up after the final conference at the COP21, the United Nations conference on climate change, in Le Bourget, north of Paris, Saturday, Dec.12, 2015. (AP Photo/Francois Mori).


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