House Ratifies Paris Agreement

Anindya Legia Putri    •    19 Oktober 2016 13:43 WIB
House Ratifies Paris Agreement
Illustration (Photo: MTVN/Anindya), Jakarta: The House of Representatives has ratified the Paris Agreement to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

The agreement was approved unanimously during a plenary meeting here on Wednesday (10/19).

"Do you agree to pass the bill on the ratification of the Paris Agreement to the United Nations Framewok Convention on Climate Change into law?" asked House Deputy speaker Agus Hermanto.

The deal was adopted in on December 12, 2015. It will enter into force on November 4, 2016.

The convention is intended to avoid dangerous climate change by limiting global warming to well below two degree Celsius.