Apr 15, 2016

UN's Figueres: Zero carbon emissions will lower poverty | SmartBrief

United Nations climate chief Christiana Figueres is optimistic that the UN climate change treaty will be ratified by 2018, two years ahead of schedule. The pact's importance lies not only in reducing the global temperature but also in protecting impoverished people from global warming effects. "It's a simple relation: more carbon equals more poverty," she contends. "Net zero emissions is the only...

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