The Paris Climate Agreement marked an unprecedented unification to combat climate change. Now, the USA’s exit looks set to change the sway of environmentalism once again.
The deal unites almost all the world’s nations in a single agreement, with the aim of tackling climate change for the first time in history. The fact that nearly 200 countries managed to come to a consensus is regarded by many observers to be an achievement, and has been hailed as "historic".
Now however the US, led by President Donald Trump, has opted to withdraw from the agreement, believing that it doesn’t put the interests of the American people first. Find out how this could affect the rest of us, and why fighting climate change is important.