international policy

Aviation Climate Deal Takes Off

Nations have reached a deal to limit the climate impact of the aviation sector. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) agreed to take the first step to address international aviation emissions by adopting a global market-based measure for the sector. 

US and China Formally Join Paris Agreement

The United States and China formally joined the Paris Agreement on climate change today, committing the world’s two biggest emitters to keep warming below 2˚C, with best efforts to limit warming to 1.5˚C.