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Brazil ratifies Paris agreement with pledge to sharply reduce emissions

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Brazilian president Michel Temer (second left) and ministers ratify the Paris agreement on climate change. Photograph: Fernando Bizerra Jr/EPA

Move by Latin America’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases is further boost to climate deal after ratification by US and China

September 13, 2016 — The Brazilian government has ratified its participation in the Paris agreement on climate change, a significant step by Latin America’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases that could spur other countries to follow suit.  Continue reading Brazil ratifies Paris agreement with pledge to sharply reduce emissions