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The EU Council stated that the Paris climate agreement is not subject to revision

BRUSSELS, June 19. /TASS/. Paris climate deal meets all modern requirements and is not subject to revision , despite the exit of the United States. This is stated in the report released June 19, the statement of the EU Council.

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“The Council reaffirms that the Paris agreement meets all of our requirements and not subject to revision. The agreement is ambitious, but not beyond measure and leaves an opportunity for each participant to determine its own path to contribute to the fight against climate change, which threaten development, peace and stability,” – said in a statement.

The EU confirmed its intention to fulfil all obligations under the Paris agreement and to support the UN efforts in this direction. The EU Council also stressed the special responsibility of the world largest economies, which account for over 80% of greenhouse gas emissions.

The Paris agreement was adopted December 12, 2015 outcome of the international conference in the French capital. 195 participants of the forum agreed not to prevent the increase in the average temperature on the planet by the year 2100 more than 2 degrees Celsius compared to pre-industrial levels. Scientists believe that a more significant temperature increase caused by emissions of carbon dioxide from the combustion of fossil fuels, may lead to irreversible consequences for the ecology of the planet.

June 1, American President Donald trump announced the US withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement.

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