5 things the Paris climate deal must do to slow global warming

November 30, 2015 by  
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Government leaders from around the world have convened today to begin a week-long conference on climate change. The goal is to create a new international agreement to put a cap on carbon emissions, encourage clean energy projects, and generally come to a consensus on how to steer the planet away from certain destruction. Countries with clean energy policies in place, like the United States and Britain, are expected to put pressure on other world leaders to adopt strategies to avoid reaching the crucial 2 degree Celsius increase in global temperatures that would constitute irreversible damage . The summit, formally known as the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21), marks the first time in decades that an international agreement on climate change will be drawn up. So, what would success look like? Read on for our take. Read the rest of 5 things the Paris climate deal must do to slow global warming

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