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The Paris climate agreement will become international law by the end of 2016 if countries stick to the promises they have made.

According to Climate Analytics, 57 countries have now indicated they will ratify or have already ratified the agreement by year’s end. They account for 57.88% of global emissions.

“Under this scenario, the Paris Agreement will enter into force by the end of the year,” said the Berlin-based consultancy.

Read the full Climate Home article here.

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