intended to withdraw from the Paris Agreement as soon as there was a legal right to do so. [79] The withdrawal request could only be filed when the agreement for the United States entered into force on November 4, 2019 for a three-year sentence. [80] [81] On November 4, 2019, the U.S. government deposited the withdrawal notification with the United Nations Secretary-General, depositary of the agreement, and formally withdrew from the Paris Climate Agreement a year later. [82] After the November 2020 election, President-elect Joe Biden pledged to reinstate the United States in the Paris Agreement on his first day in office and to renew America`s commitment to mitigate climate change. [83] [84] For the agreement to enter into force, at least 55 countries had to join, representing at least 55% of global emissions. The agreement was opened in April 2016 and was concluded in April 2017.

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