French president Macron hopes Trump will join the ‘One Planet’ climate change summit. Dan and Catherine teach you how to use language from this news story in your everyday English.

The story:

France aims to reinvigorate international efforts to tackle global warming as a summit gets underway in the French capital two years since the Paris accord was signed.

President Macron says he believes the United States will commit to the agreement despite Donald Trump’s announcement of America’s withdrawal.

Key words and phrases

come together in large numbers

balances or counteracts

weaken or make less important

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