The hard truth about the Paris climate deal
The Rest is Up to Us
On December 12th, 2015, world governments meeting in Paris produced a landmark climate agreement… Paris isn’t the end of the story… Now, it’s up to us to strengthen these promises, make sure they are kept, and then accelerate the transition away from fossil fuels and toward 100% renewable energy.
~ 350.org Paris: Wrap-Up
Paris Climate Deal: Key Points at a Glance
Countries have promised to try to bring global emissions down from peak levels as soon as possible. More significantly, they pledged “to achieve a balance between anthropogenic emissions by sources and removals by sinks of greenhouse gases in the second half of this century.”
~ Paris climate deal: key points at a glance by Adam Vaughan in Paris, The Guardian, December 12, 2015