Paradigm Shift in Paris

December 2015
Economic & Political Weekly;12/26/2015, Vol. 50 Issue 52, p7
Academic Journal
The article discusses whether countries which negotiated in the Paris, France agreement can reduce carbon emissions without mandatory limits. It mentions that the agreement place procedural requirements rather than binding countries to substantive outcomes, such as limits on greenhouse gases (GHGs). It adds that the Paris agreement aims to build a supportive procedural framework around voluntary national contributions to cause each country to regularly edge upwards towards lower emissions.


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