Apart from in terms of the economy and geopolitics I’m not sure how much significance to ascribe to this.
In terms of “stopping” climate change – nothing, I suspect.
Syria signs Paris Climate Change accord – US is the only country not on board
The US originally signed the agreement in 2015, but Donald Trump withdrew earlier this year.
#COP23 BREAKING NEWS: #Syria has announced it will sign the Paris Agreement! This will leave US alone if they decide to pull out.pic.twitter.com/VGHqHfRjGN
— Climate Tracker (@ClimateTracking) November 7, 2017