President Obama is celebrating what he says could be a historic moment in the fight against climate change.

FOX's Jared Halpern has more from Washington:

The Paris climate agreement will take force next month, 30 days after enough countries joined the pact which was signed earlier this year by nearly 200 nations:

(President Obama) "Today the world meets the moment, and if we follow through on the commitments that this Paris agreement embodies, history may well judge it as a turning point for our planet."

President Obama noting big carbon the U.S. and China have made commitments to produce plans aimed at limiting the rise of the global temperature.

Targets to do that are not legally binding. Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump has said he would cancel the deal. Democrat Hillary Clinton says she supports the agreement.

In Washington, Jared Halpern, FOX News.

(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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