Paris agreement signed, UK urged to boost renewables
15th December 2015
A global deal on combating climate change has been agreed upon by 195 countries in Paris following two weeks of talks.
The ‘Paris Agreement’ is touted as the world's first comprehensive climate accord, the core of which is legally binding and commits all countries to take action to address global warming.
It includes a target to keep temperature rises below 2°C and strives to curb increases to 1.5°C. A five-year review system will also be implemented to increase ambition on cutting emissions to meet the temperature goals.
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