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  • Paris Gives Us Climate Hope. Voting Will Give Us Climate Results.

    Monday, December 14, 2015

    It wasn't just in Paris.

    People from around the world began celebrating on Saturday evening as officials from more than 190 countries agreed to a landmark global deal to address climate change.

    And they had reason to celebrate. The Paris Agreement is a big step forward. It commits 196 countries to begin working together in an effort to limit global warming to no more than 2 degrees Celsius over pre-industrial levels. There's even a "stretch goal" of 1.5 C.