India helps Trump-proof the Paris Agreement
The Agreement's entry into force before the US election would insulate it from the vicissitudes of American electoral politics for four years
India’s ratification of the Paris Agreement signals its endorsement of a finely balanced and hard-won international agreement to address climate change, an agreement India helped secure. Entry into force and implementation of the Paris Agreement is crucial for India, highly vulnerable as it is to climate impacts. And, it is important that the Agreement enters into force soon.