Media headlines about climate change are largely focused on problems, obstacles and challenges. Bad news sells, right? One of the most covered news story of 2017 is Donald Trump withdrawing from the Paris Agreement – and it's right that it should get so much attention because it’s a big deal.
Friday 4th November marks the beginning of the historic Paris Agreement to limit emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) on a global level. This means that all countries must now begin to implement the plan laid out in their ‘Intended Nationally Determined Contributions’ (INDCs), including regular reporting on efforts to reduce emissions.
Throughout 2015 there was an unmissable sense of purpose surrounding COP21. The sense that the future of our world is being agreed in Paris has been felt throughout the world. There’s been much discussion about the negotiations in our offices so we asked our team to share their thoughts on the Paris COP.