The Paris Agreement on Climate Change has been heralded as a monumental succes, but others have also already expressed strong criticism.
I agree that it does seem appropriate to call the Paris Agreement historical: the global context of power and economic inequalities notwithstanding, the countries around the globe have succeeded in reaching a unanimous, legally binding, and substantial agreement about the future of the planet.
Nonetheless, the success of the agreement will depend on its translation into practical action and policy, and especially on the following additional factors
The framework set out by the Paris Agreement remains to be translated in effective action and policy measures, and I really hope that it does not remain an empty box...
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