President Obama announced on Wednesday that he believes that the Paris Climate Agreement is the best chance the United States and the world have at reducing carbon emissions and ensuring the future of generations to come.
The Paris Climate Agreement is a plan signed by over 190 nations to reduce carbon emissions during the next decade. The United States recently signed onto the plan and it will go into effect on Nov. 4.
WATCH: Obama discusses the positives of the Paris Climate Agreement.
WATCH: Obama says that more needs to be done to combat climate change.
Pres Obama clearly wants progress against Climate Change to be seen as a major part of his legacy in office.— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) October 5, 2016
Many recognize that the issue of the climate will be a major part of the president's legacy.