Abby Jackson (7) and Macy Ramsby (7)Mrs. Bessire and Dr. WaltonEnglish 12 Lit. AP23 October 2018Could the Paris Climate Accord Save Our Environment?
2017. This is a grave problem, because the United States is already practicing gas emissions and destructive environmental practices that go directly against the missions of the Paris Accord, worsening this already pressing issue. The Paris Climate Accord is an agreement between various nations with a goal of reducing toxic emissions in the atmosphere that negatively enhance the recurring problem of global warming. Over 190 countries signed on to this agreement in attempt to collectively reduce atmospheric temperatures down two degrees Celsius. Even though climate change would be moderated with this best-case scenario, its problems would still be omnipresent (Domonoske). The only two nations currently not involved with these plans are Syria and Nicaragua; and now the United States has asserted its plan to disengage as well. The Paris Climate Accord’s primary goal is outlined in their 2020 plans. The Accord’s long-term goal is to cut greenhouse emissions every five years and eventually reduce them to zero by the year 2050 (Resnick). Plans are also being made
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