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Opportunity Lost at Katowice Climate Conference

The commitment to equity continues to elude climate change solutions.

 

Avinash Persaud writes:

Donald Trump’s denial of human-made climate change, and the reluctant position of Brazil and India meant that no deal at the climate summit in Katowice, Poland was a real possibility. It would be just one more in a spate of recent defeats for multilateralism. But, after two weeks of wrangling, almost 200 countries signed up to a 133-page rule book on carbon emissions. The rule book is designed to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change to limit the rise in global temperatures to below 20C.

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Updated On : 11th Jan, 2019

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