World leaders convened at the UN this week in support of the historic deal, but epic challenges lie ahead if the promises of Paris are going to be put into action
April 22, 2016 — World leaders have failed to come to grips with the epic challenge of phasing out fossil fuels and running the entire global economy almost entirely on clean energy by the middle of this century, experts said this week.
The Paris agreement was a breakthrough, but it is up to all of us to act as guardians of these new standards – and of our future
April 22, 2016 — Last December, world leaders convened in Paris in an extraordinary effort to find a global solution for reducing destructive carbon emissions – the indisputable driver of climate change – and to prevent our planet from a destructive 2°C increase Continue reading Five ways to deliver on the Paris climate talks→
The world’s island states will come to the United Nations not only to sign the Paris climate deal but to be first in line to make sure it goes into force
UNITED NATIONS (Apr. 22, 2016) — With their very existence under threat from climate change, the world’s island states come to the United Nations on Friday, April 22, not only to sign the Paris climate deal but to be first in line to make sure it goes into force.
Early start date would add momentum for deeper emissions cuts and lock a future US president into the deal for four years
April 19, 2016 — The US and China are leading a push to bring the Paris climate accord into force much faster than even the most optimistic projections – aided by a typographical glitch in the text of the agreement.