“The Lima Call for Climate Action”

Lima COP 20There’s a deal, finally, out of the latest, exhaustive negotiating sessions from the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change:  “The Lima Call for Climate Action.”  What does it say?  It, for one thing, requires all parties to the convention to submit their plans for reducing emissions.  These climate action plans, called Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs), are due in the first quarter of 2015.  They will form the basis for the final agreement to come from Paris a year from now. Continue reading


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