30 Sep '16, 12pm

EU strikes deal to fast-track Paris ratification

EU strikes deal to fast-track Paris ratification

"It's tempting to say that this breakneck speed is the result of signals from the natural world, such as having 16 straight months of record-breaking temperatures and the final refutation of the ‘global warming pause' narrative," he said in a statement. "But another equally important factor is in many nations, led by China, a clean energy revolution is taking off driven by economics as well as climate concerns - which makes cutting emissions much easier. "Currently the pledges governments made at Paris aren't strong enough to keep global warming well below 2 Celsius, the target that governments adopted," he continued. "But the Paris deal contains measures to ‘ratchet up' national commitments, and its astoundingly quick entry into force raises the prospects of tighter emission cuts down the line that could yet steer the world away from dangerous climate change, as the major...

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