This legally binding climate change agreement was adopted in Paris, France, in December 2015. It sets out a global framework to avoid dangerous climate change by limiting global warming to well below 2°C and trying to limit it to 1.5°C. It also aims to strengthen countries’ ability to deal with the impacts of climate change and support them in their efforts.
Ireland signed up to the Paris Agreement in 2016.
You can find out more about the Paris Agreement at www.unfccc.int/process-and-meetings/the-paris-agreement/the-paris-agreement