175 Countries sign the Paris Pact on Climate Change

  • 175 countries have signed the Paris agreement on climate change. It is a landmark agreement to fight Global Warming that has reached unprecedented levels. The receding glaciers are a living example of the effects of global warming creating the pressure to act on a global level. The aim of turning words of climate change efforts into deeds was palpable at the signing ceremony. The UN Secretary, Ban Ki Moon, said, “The world is at race against time”, indicating that the era of ‘consumption without consequence’ was over and prompt action is the need of the hour