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Significance of Joe Biden’s decision to rejoin Paris Accord

Only hours after being sworn in, US President Joe Biden took the first steps to undo Donald Trump's legacy, signing an executive order that will see the US re-enter the Paris climate accord.

Jan 23, 2021, 10:50 AM IST

Only hours after being sworn in, US President Joe Biden took the first steps to undo Donald Trump's legacy, signing an executive order that will see the US re-enter the Paris climate accord. Under the previous administration, the US became the only country to abandon the landmark agreement drawn up in 2015 to tackle the climate crisis. Once the US submits a notification to the United Nations stating its intention to rejoin the agreement, its re-entry will become active 30 days later. Watch this video for more.

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