Climate change: We’ll always have Paris – Richard Wald (The Law Society Gazette)

Climate change: We’ll always have Paris – Richard Wald (The Law Society Gazette)


CategoryNews Author Richard Wald QC Date

In December 2015, 194 countries, including the world’s two biggest polluters – China and the US (responsible for 30% and 15% of the world’s CO2 emissions respectively) signed the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. The agreement, which aimed to limit the increase in global average temperatures to ‘well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels’, was widely hailed as a landmark international deal capable of reducing the risks and impacts of climate change. On 1 June, president Donald Trump announced that the US would withdraw from the agreement.

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