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The Paris climate-change agreement: Hold the champagne

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MelGurtov
“Ban Ki-moon called it “a monumental success for the planet and its people.” Secretary of State Kerry said it was “a tremendous victory for all of our citizens—not for any one country or bloc, but a victory for all of the planet, and for future generations.” And President Obama said it was “a turning point for the world.”
Certainly, the Paris accord gives us something to celebrate—a serious undertaking by virtually every country, rich or poor, to commit to reducing carbon emissions such that our warming planet does not rise another 2 degrees Celsius, and if possible no more than 1.5 degrees Celsius. The hope is that the combination of global commitments, technological advances, and business investments will literally turn the tide on climate change.”

Author: Mel Gurtov
Published in: Mel Gurtov Blog https://mgurtov.wordpress.com/2015/12/15/post-101-the-paris-climate-change-agreement-hold-the-champagne/
Counterpunch http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/12/18/the-paris-climate-change-agreement-hold-the-champagne/
La Progressive https://www.laprogressive.com/paris-climate-change-agreement/
The PeaceWorker http://peaceworker.org/2015/12/the-paris-climate-change-agreement-hold-the-champagne/?utm_source=December+28%2C+PeaceWorker+Articles&utm_campaign=This+Week%27s+PeaceWorker+Articles&utm_medium=email
Date: December 15,17,18,21,2015

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