TITLE

COP-21 and After -- a statement from 350.org

PUB. DATE
January 2016
SOURCE
Against the Current;Jan/Feb2016, Vol. 31 Issue 180, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the statement from environmental organization 350.org on the agreement signed in Paris, France by various countries to combat climate change as of January 2016, dealing with topics including the agreement's loopholes and the importance of using renewable energy.
ACCESSION #
112289471

 

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