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 Thursday, February 9 2017 12:45

Alexandr Avanesov

Armenia supports Paris  Climate Change Agreement 

Armenia supports Paris  Climate Change Agreement 

ArmInfo.The National Assembly of Armenia at  its February 9 session  ratified the Paris Agreement on Climate Change According to Simon Papyan, the First Deputy Minister of  Nature  Protection Simon Papyan, the Agreement is signed on December 12, 2015.The Document is a logical continuation of UN Framework Convention on 

Climate  Change, which was ratified by Armenia in 1993, and the Kioto  Protocol ratified in 2002.  The documents set the greenhouse gas  emissions reduction instruments, and quota liabilities for 39 highly  developed countries of the World

The Deputy Minister stated also that the main source of greenhouse  gas  emissions in Armenia is the energy sector of the Republic, which  share is 65% of all the emissions. Besides the negative impact on  ythe atmosphere is caused also by the agriculture.

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