Nicaragua was one of the final holdouts on signing the Paris Agreement on climate change, but after seeing other countries deal with devastating natural disasters, the country is joining the deal.
That leaves the United States and Syria as the only countries not participating. Under the Trump administration, the U.S. vowed to pull out earlier this year after Obama signed the climate agreement in 2015. Syria rejected it outright.
Nicaragua hadn’t signed before because its leaders thought the deal didn’t go far enough to fight climate change. On Monday, the Latin American country announced it was signing to support other nations