Paris Agreement on climate

Paris Agreement: landmark accord, turn from fossil fuels. December 12, 2015. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Paris Agreement: landmark accord, turn from fossil fuels. December 12, 2015. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Paris Agreement: landmark accord, turn from fossil fuels, By Alister Doyle and Barbara Lewis

 The global climate summit in Paris agreed a landmark accord on Saturday, setting the course for a historic transformation of the world’s fossil fuel-driven economy within decades in a bid to arrest global warming.

Climate: Paris Agreement at a glance, by The Conversation staff. Report

Paris Agreement massive “take-back” scheme, by Myles Allen, University of Oxford. Analysis

I wonder how many of the delegates in Paris realise that they have just created the mother of all “take-back schemes”. The Paris emissions cuts aren’t enough — we’ll have to put carbon back in the ground.

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