Organisation Name
National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)
InfluenceMap Query
UN Treaty Support
Data Source
Main Web Site
 
 

Score for this Data / Query Cell

-1.0

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Not supporting the UN Climate Treaty

InfluenceMap Comment:

Recognizing importance of UN Climate Treaty whilst suggesting that the US's obligation is unfair in comparision to China  (NAM, Roadmap for President Elect, Environment December 2016)

Extract from Source:

In December 2015, the United States and 194 other countries agreed to a landmark pact to limit or reduce GHGemissions to keep global average temperatures less than 2°C above pre-industrial levels. Negotiated and agreed to in Paris, France,the Paris Climate Agreement calls on participating nations to adapt to the adverse impacts of climate change and foster developmentthat is more resilient to the potential impacts of climate change. The nations agreed to revisit the agreement and GHG reduction commitments every five years to ensure continued progress. The Paris Climate Agreement is by no means perfect—for example, the United States pledged to reduce emissions by 26–28 percent by 2025, while China, the world’s largest emitter, pledged only to reachpeak emissions by 2030—but it is clear the objectives that led to this pact will drive many of the environmental policy discussions inthis country and the world for years to come. [...]

Created: 13/12/2016 Last edited: 19/05/2017