US, China ratify Paris climate deal, setting stage for G20

2016 Sept 4-5 G20 summit, Hangzhou, CHINA: "Just as I believe the Paris agreement will ultimately prove to be a turning point for our planet, I believe that history will judge today's efforts as pivotal," Obama said after he and Xi handed ratified documents to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. "We have a saying in America that you need to put your money where your mouth is. And when it comes to combating climate change, that's what we're doing. Both the United States and China, we're leading by example." Source : REUTERS