About the bill
The Paris Agreement, named after the city where it was negotiated, is the international treaty by which almost every nation on earth has agreed to limit emissions. Will the U.S. remain a participant in the biggest international accord ever created to counter the climate crisis?
The U.S. is responsible for about 15% of global greenhouse gas emissions, the primary cause of global warming.
President Obama formally entered the U.S. into the Paris Agreement in September 2016, during his closing months in office. Specifically, he committed the ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 14th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 7, 2019
Length: 16 pages
What legislators are saying
“Meng Secures Provisions Critical to Protecting the Environment and Public Health”
— Rep. Grace Meng [D-NY6] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 4, 2019
What stakeholders are saying
H.R. 9 is a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Climate Action Now Act, H.R. 9, 116th Cong. (2019).
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