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How the Paris Agreement Falls Short – from Our Children’s Trust

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Why the Paris Agreement Falls Short

GR:  The Paris Agreement does not call for action soon enough to avoid catastrophic change.  Please sign the petition.
“Dear Friends,
Recent reports are touting the Paris Agreement as “an historic international climate accord,” and a “big step forward.” President Obama says the Agreement could be “a turning point for the world,” and that we can now be “more confident that this planet will be in better shape for the next generation.” Sadly, it’s true that the Paris Agreement––which obliges 196 countries to work collaboratively in an effort to limit global warming to no more than 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels––is technically “progress” compared to the status quo. But the simple fact is: the Agreement does not come close to what is needed to stop the destruction of our climate system and protect our children and future generations.

“The Agreement…

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December 15, 2015 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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