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Five years on from the Paris Agreement, we are at a turning point


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SOURCE: http://www.aljazeera.com/features/2020/12/12/paris-climate-agreement-five-years-on
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Summary

And who knows how extreme things will be at that level, given what the world is getting now (at just 1.1C above pre-industrial temperatures).And yet, suddenly, there is hope, there is optimism, there is opportunity.Out of the tragedy of the COVID-19 pandemic, major economies are eyeing a green, sustainable, renewable recovery with trillions of dollars of stimulus funds available.Activists light candles showing the slogan ‘ Fight For 1 Point 5’ in front of the Brandenburg Gate during a Fridays For Future demonstration for the fifth anniversary of the Paris Climate Agreement in Berlin, Germany on December 11, 2020 [Britta Pedersen/DPA via AP]Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the Paris Agreement but President-elect Joe Biden has pledged to immediately return when he takes office in January. Three areas of climate opportunity: Global net zero emissions targets, advances in green energy technologies, and a potential green recovery from the COVID-19 crisis present an opening for the world to reach its Paris Agreement goals, a new UN Environment Programme report says.2.

As said here by Nick Clark