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Your Call: The Paris climate deal and the fate of the planet


On the December 15th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the Paris climate summit. In a landmark deal, for the first time, 195 countries have agreed to limit the rise in global temperatures to less than 2 °C.

The Paris Pact has been hailed as a victory for the planet, but critics argue that the deal does not go far enough. What went on behind the scenes? What should be done to truly deal with the impacts of climate change? Join the conversation, on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Mark Jacobson, professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and director of Atmosphere and Energy program at Stanford University, and co-founder of The Solutions Project

Mark Schapiro, longtime environmental journalist, and author of CARBON SHOCK: A Tale of Risk and Calculus on the Front Lines of a Disrupted Global Economy

Web Resources:

The Solution Project

Newsweek: Prying Open the Financial Risks of Climate Change

100.org: 100% renewable energy

Clean Technica: Renewable Energy Is Possible, Practical, & Cheaper (Than Nuclear Or Fossil Fuels)

The Guardian: James Hansen, father of climate change awareness, calls Paris talks 'a fraud'

The Guardian: How U.S. negotiators made the Paris climate deal Republican-proof