Before posting, we would like to thank you for your participation in the debate – we are glad that you have chosen to participate, and we appreciate your opinions and experiences. Topics: Climate Change, Environment, Government and Policy, Alternative Energy, Energy, Solar, Hydropower, Wind Energy, Mining Environmental Issues, Environmental Technology, Computers and Technology, Rural Land, Livestock, Global Politics, Greenhouse Gases, Australia Is said to be in the face of Australia`s attempt to minimize emissions over the next decade was contrary to the objectives and principles of the Paris Agreement, urging countries to step up measures that would take their “highest possible level of emissions” ambition. On 4 November 2019, the United States noted to the depositary its withdrawal from the Agreement, which is to take effect exactly one year after that date.  The gas recovery ignores warnings from business, industry and environmental organisations to support a green recovery, in particular employment opportunities through accelerated investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency. The government will change the responsibilities of the crown`s funding and research agencies to be technologically neutral if they are designed to support clean energy. The government also intends to invest in fossil fuel capacity and is funding a study on new coal-fired electricity generation. Government forecasts for 2019 show that Australia is on track to increase coal production from 634 Mt in 2020 to 659 Mt in 2030 and natural gas production from 82 Mt in 2020 to 87 Mt in 2030. With its ratification by the European Union, the agreement received enough parties to enter into force on 4 November 2016. In November 2020, President-elect Joe Biden said reinserting it into the Paris Agreement would be a priority for his new administration.  At COP 15 in Copenhagen in 2009, it was hoped that a new legally binding agreement would be reached based on the Kyoto Protocol.