Paris, France — The U.S. and other world powers have reached an agreement to curb emissions from the planet’s largest economy, with a target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 27 percent below 2005 levels by 2025.
The deal, which will take effect on Nov. 1, was reached by the two largest emitters, the United States and China, and is the first major agreement to take place under a U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change.
It also comes as U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is in the U.C.L.A. for the signing ceremony of a global climate accord on Nov 14.
The agreement was signed by President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and U.A.’s chief climate negotiator, Jean-Yves Le Drian.
U.L.’s climate plan says it is in line with the United Nations goals for the world to meet its 2030 climate targets.
and China signed the agreement at the UCL headquarters on Friday, and it will be submitted to the UCC later in the year.
In the past, the UCA and ULA have not reached a climate deal.
The UCA has said it is committed to cutting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to 20 percent below 1990 levels by 2050.
The pact says emissions should peak by 2025 and then decline to 2060 levels.
China is also expected to join the accord.