Marrakesh — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Tuesday action on climate change has become "unstoppable" and predicted that US president-elect Donald Trump would drop plans to quit a global accord aimed at weaning the world off fossil fuels. At a meeting of almost 200 nations in Morocco to work out ways to implement the 2015 Paris agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions, Ban said US companies, states and cities were all pushing to limit global warming. "What was once unthinkable has become unstoppable," he said in Marrakesh on Tuesday of the Paris Agreement, which was agreed to by governments last year, and which formally entered into force on November 4 after a record ratification. Ban said Trump, as a "very successful business person", would understand that market forces were already driving the world economy towards cleaner energies such as wind and solar power, as they become cheaper and away from fossil fuels. The Paris accord, aiming to phase out net greenhouse gas e...

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