30 Nov '15, 1pm

Will Paris Conference Finally Achieve Real Action on Climate?

Will Paris Conference Finally Achieve Real Action on Climate?

Will Paris Conference Finally Achieve Real Action on Climate? The emission pledges from the world’s nations still fall short of the goal for limiting global warming. But as negotiators convene in Paris this week, there is cautious optimism that a significant international agreement on climate can be reached. by fred pearce Six years after the last negotiations crashed so spectacularly in Copenhagen, climate delegates assemble in Paris this week to fix the world’s atmosphere. This time, despite the high security following the recent terrorist attacks in the French capital, they will meet in a better mood. That’s because, in the preceding months, more than 150 nations have put pledges for future emissions on the table for the decade between 2020 and Thomas Samson/AFP/Getty Images French foreign minister Laurent Fabius (right) and environment minister Segolene Royal at a prel...

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