COP21 will be viewed by many as humankind’s last chance to make the emissions cuts needed to prevent a climate catastrophe. CIGI Distinguished Fellow David Runnalls discusses emerging climate change agendas from various actors and asks if the Paris climate talks can be successful, despite the unwillingness of governments to face up to the reality described by scientists. Will the global community overpromise and underdeliver? Following his remarks, David was joined by CIGI Senior Fellow Neil Craik for a Q&A.
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