THE PARIS AGREEMENT AND COVID

Kenneth E. Long / Author

The Paris Agreement is a legally binding international treaty on climate change. It was adopted by 196 Parties at COP 21 in Paris, on 12 December 2015 and entered into force on 4 November 2016. Its goal is to limit global warming to well below 2, preferably to 1.5 degrees Celsius, compared to pre-industrial levels. To achieve this long-term temperature goal, countries aim to reach global peaking of greenhouse gas emissions as soon as possible to achieve a climate neutral world by mid-century

The following quote is from The World Economic Forum web site at https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2021/07/the-real-economy-is-not-a-sideshow-in-the-global-decarbonisation-effort/

“The real economy is not a side event in the global decarbonization effort.

  • The real economy needs to be at the centre of climate action, with the harder-to-abate sectors key to avoiding the worst impacts of climate change.
  • That means creating net-zero initiatives at the industry sector-level which bring together the most climate-ambitious…

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