The Paris Agreement: a new beginning?

  title={The Paris Agreement: a new beginning?},
  author={Annalisa Savaresi},
  journal={Journal of Energy \& Natural Resources Law},
  pages={16 - 26}
  • A. Savaresi
  • Published 2 January 2016
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Energy & Natural Resources Law
The Paris Climate Change Conference was tasked to set the world on a path to address the greatest challenge to ever face humankind, by adopting a new climate agreement. The outlook for the conference was rather bleak. The laborious and increasingly frequent meetings of the body entrusted to draft the text of the Paris Agreement, the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP), had made limited progress. These negotiations had eloquently demonstrated the futility of… 
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