by Stephen Kingsley In the 23 years since the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UN FCCC), the agreement at the 21st Conference of the Parties under the Convention (COP21) in Paris on 12 December 2015 is the most significant step toward addressing the issue of global warming.  President Obama’s description of the agreement as “historic” is well-justified.   The fact that 195 countries have acknowledged the extent of the problem and have agreed to tackle the issue is a unique event.  However, the Agreement is only a starting point and concrete action is necessary to reduce the impact of...

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