12 December 2015

So we had a deal – the Paris Agreement. The world was put to rights, and all is well. Or is it?

The Paris Agreement reaffirms the goal of limiting global temperature increase well below 2 °C, while urging efforts to limit the increase to 1.5 °C; it establishes binding commitments by all parties to make “nationally determined contributions” (NDCs), and to pursue domestic measures aimed at achieving them; and it commits all countries to report regularly on their emissions and “progress made in implementing and achieving” their NDCs, and to undergo international ...


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