Negotiators from almost 200 countries have reached a draft agreement on slowing global warming. Many observers have welcomed the step. But now it has to go to governments for approval, and that may well be the most difficult part.
The Paris Agreement sought to place a lower limit on global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius. But researchers fear that may already be locked in - even 2 degrees may be overshot. All the more reason for action, many say.
The former vice president turned environmental activist says the US will stick to the Paris Agreement despite Donald Trump's opposition. He also accused the current president of censoring scientific information.
Progressive global warming will have an outsized effect on countries in Asia and Oceania. In a DW interview, Kira Vinke from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Research explains what makes the region more vulnerable.
The US has made good on President Donald Trump's promise to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement. But the country will still engage in talks and says it could even re-enter the pact - if terms for the US improve.
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