Christina Figueres: "The stars are aligning..."

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"I don't know that it is possible to say right now are we going to end up with 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9°C?  But it's got to be within that range. There is no doubt that it has to be below 2°C."
"It’s very obvious that lower temperatures provide more security and more safety.  That is unquestioned."

~ Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary, UNFCCC [See Hickman (2015, June)]


The United Nations climate conference in Paris, France (November 30 - December 11, 2015) went one day extra to reach a deal.   


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UNFCCC  Paris climate change conference 2015

UNFCC   Paris Agreement: Library Webpage + Agreement .pdf


Tabs below connect you to resources that are relevant for understanding the Paris conference and the outcomes.



This page connects you with the conference itself, some varied sources for tracking conference developments, and atmospheric projections for gauging progress.  Use these links to connect with the negotiations that affect your future.  It also features bottom-line numbers for gauging progress at the negotiations.




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