Catch Up On the Historic Climate Agreement Reached In Paris

Print More

Adoption of the Paris Agreement on December 12, 2015. (Photo: UNFCCC, Flickr CC BY 2.0)

After working arduously for two weeks, COP21 delegates have adopted the ambitious Paris Agreement. Secretary of State John Kerry, White House Science Advisor John Holdren and Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo weigh in on the importance of these climate commitments and of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, rather than the earlier target of 2 degrees. Host Steve Curwood speaks with World Resources Institute Global Climate Director Jennifer Morgan about the contents of the final Paris Agreement.

Download or stream this episode of “Living on Earth”.

More resources:

Paris climate talks: With a final deal elusive, a push for compromise

The latest developments from COP21 as the UN climate summit enters its penultimate day

Aggregation of News and commentary on the Paris Climate Talks from Nature

Chasing a Climate Deal in Paris, updates from NYT

Once Ignored, 1.5°C Climate Goal Gains Momentum

With France still on edge, climate negotiators search for consensus

Arc de Triomphe: the best- and worst-case outcomes for the Paris climate talks

Moments from the COP21

Read the draft Paris Agreement text

Nations Approve Landmark Climate Accord in Paris

Protesters hold ‘red line’ climate demo

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *