30 Nov '15, 4pm

Obama: Paris COP21 talks are the turning point in climate change threat

Obama: Paris COP21 talks are the turning point in climate change threat

Nearly 200 negotiators from member nations have convened at COP21, where they will work towards forging a deal to limit global warming to a threshold of two degrees Celsius over the next two weeks. Obama commended Paris for moving ahead with the meeting despite the recent terrorist attacks, and called the climate talks an “act of defiance” in the wake of tragedy. Drawing parallels between the effects of climate change and terrorism, Obama urged the 150 world leaders in attendance to work together, and to help finance poorer nations that are believed to be the most at risk of climate change effects.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/obama-paris-cop21-talks-are-the-turn...

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