27 Jan '15, 2pm

Climate Change: The Need for a More Consistent Baseline and Immediate Action

An approved final accord, however, will be possible only if the delegates are able to respond successfully to multiple scientific, economic and political questions already having proven problematic and divisive in their answers. For example, who bears what responsibility for the problem? How will each country pay the piper? Will China, Brazil and India be considered the same type of developing economies as Vietnam, Nicaragua and small island nations in the Caribbean or the Pacific Ocean? What is generally understood and agreed to by climate change acceptors is: CO2 is the major cause of global warming; CO2 is a long-lasting greenhouse gas and about half of what has ever entered the atmosphere is still there; CO2 longevity requires that emissions be cumulatively measured and considered; The Earth’s temperature should not rise more than 2 degrees Celsius; Avoiding irreversib...

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