UPSC CSE – SYLLABUS: GENERAL STUDIES-3– Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment

US and Paris Agreement

Paris Agreement:

In December 2015, 195 countries signed an agreement to slow the process of global warming by making efforts to “hold the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2 degrees above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels”.

US leaving the agreement:

Joe Biden re-join the Paris accord:

Source:”Indian Express”.


What is Paris Agreement? Analyse the impacts of US exiting it.