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Surprise! Modi Changes His Mind and Ratifies Climate Agreement

After government officials said India would not ratify the Paris Agreement this year, Modi changed his stance. 

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In an unexpected announcement this weekend, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India would join 60 other nations in ratifying the Paris Climate Change Agreement. His statement came after a government official said the country would not be ready to ratify the agreement before 2017.

The agreement, written about a year ago, pledges to address climate change by limiting global warming to 2 degrees Celsius and invest in technologies that would reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

China and USA have already ratified the agreement.

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