Over 120 Na­tions to Sign Cli­mate Deal in April

The Economic Times - - Around The World -

Paris: More than 120 coun­tries have said they are ready to sign the UN’s ac­cord to fight global warm­ing, French ecol­ogy min­is­ter Se­go­lene Royal has said. Royal on Wed­nes­day said the strength of sup­port meant the cli­mate deal clinched in Paris last year would likely be rat­i­fied in New York on April 22. “I fixed an ob­jec­tive... of a hun­dred sig­na­tures and we are now at over 120 sig­na­tures,” Royal, who took over as head of the COP21 this year, told a press con­fer­ence in Paris. AFP

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