Obama praises Paris Agreement as strong first step in tackling climate change


The Paris Agreement will not solve climate change, even if all its goals are met, but it is a resounding first step, President Obama said in a speech to the nation Saturday.

"We cannot be complacent because of today's agreement," he said. "The problem's not solved because of this accord. But, make no mistake, the Paris Agreement establishes the enduring framework the world needs to solve the climate crisis."

The accord offers our "best chance to save the one planet we have," Obama said.

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