04 Nov '16, 1pm

It’s a landmark day for #planet & #economy. Here’s how far we’ve come and where we need to go https://t.co/lgyOByKJq1

As world leaders prepare to gather for the COP22 climate talks in Morocco, Ceres experts are blogging on low-carbon investor and company actions since the adoption of the Paris Climate Agreement and challenges that remain. Today, the Paris Agreement – the first-ever global, legally binding framework to tackle climate change – becomes international law. The United States, China, India, Brazil, European Union and 89 other nations representing two-thirds of global emissions have formally joined the agreement, allowing it to go into effect today. Many international agreements take years to become law. Not this one. The Paris Agreement was just opened for signature in April 2016. Its entry into force in just six months represents one of the fastest in history for any global agreement and is a sign that governments are finally joining forces to seriously address climate change. ...

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