COP21: Paris Climate Talks

The Paris Climate Conference, or COP21 (Conference of Parties), was held in Paris, France from Nov. 30 – Dec. 11. After two weeks of negotiations, world leaders from 195 countries adopted an historic international climate accord. The 31-page pact is the first-ever agreement that commits almost every country in the world to fight climate change.

The following organizations partnered with EcoWatch to feature news regarding these critical negotiations.

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| April 22, 2016
Today, we have renewed hope as leaders from more than 170 countries formally signed the...
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| April 22, 2016
As a UN Messenger of Peace, I have been traveling all over the world for the last two years documenting how this crisis is...
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With the possible prospect of the world warming dangerously and uncontrollably, half of one degree Celsius...
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| April 22, 2016
Watch the Paris agreement signing ceremony live at the United Nations in New York City live as...
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| April 21, 2016
When many gather on Earth Day to cheer the signing of the Paris agreement, a group of climate emergency protesters will...
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| April 21, 2016
So while much focus has been on who will be signing the Paris agreement on April 22, here we take a look at...
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| April 19, 2016
At least 150 world leaders are expected to sign the Paris agreement, making it the...
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The interactive tool enables people to monitor countries’ progress toward ratifying the Paris agreement and...
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| April 1, 2016
The U.S. and China will sign the Paris agreement on climate change on...
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| March 13, 2016
Individual consumer and voting choices loom large in the climate change battle and can directly...
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| February 26, 2016
Watch Al Gore's TED Talk where he discusses the powerful shift that is...
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| February 23, 2016
The People’s March for Earth, starting at the Colosseum and progressing through the wide avenues of Rome to...