Defending the Planet Episode 03: Back in the Paris Pact
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With a new presidential administration in power, the United States has rejoined the 195-nation Paris climate agreement to combat global warming. But it is now clear that the emissions-reduction targets laid out in that 2015 accord are insufficient to prevent a catastrophic rise in global temperatures. And during the U.S. absence, the dynamic of international cooperation among major nations has shifted. What role can international cooperation play in the climate change fight, and what are its limits?
U.S. diplomat Sue Biniaz ’83 and European Climate Foundation CEO Laurence Tubiana, key architects of the Paris pact, join host Michael Gerrard to discuss multilateral cooperation on climate change.
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Gerrard, Michael B.; Tubiana, Laurence; and Biniaz, Sue, "Defending the Planet Episode 03: Back in the Paris Pact" (2021). Defending the Planet. 4.