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The Paris pact was ratified by the Cabinet and parliament but faced objection by the Guardians Council.
The Paris pact was ratified by the Cabinet and parliament but faced objection by the Guardians Council.
Sunday, May 20, 2018

Signing Paris Accord Demands Precaution

Iran is treating the Paris accord with caution to avoid future challenges with the world
The DOE chief says it is possible to address the shortcomings pointed out by the Guardians Council and finally ratify the agreement
Sunday, May 20, 2018

Signing Paris Accord Demands Precaution

As the international Paris climate agreement to curb greenhouse gas emissions will impose certain obligations, Iran needs to take every precaution before coming fully on board to prevent future challenges with the global community. The agreement aims to reduce the threat of global climate change by keeping the temperature rise well below 2° Celsius and possibly even lower to 1.5° C. 
It was adopted by 196 parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in December 2015. As of May 2018, 195 UNFCCC members have signed the agreement, and 176 have become party to the pact. 
Iran's Intended Nationally Determined Contribution involves the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 4% unconditionally and by 8% on condition of sanctions relief. The pact was ratified by the Cabinet and parliament but faced objection by the Guardians Council and was referred back to the Majlis for further review. 

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