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Cementing the Paris Climate Accord: What’s Needed In Obama’s Last Months
As negotiators meet in Bonn, Germany, this week to iron out some of the details of the Paris climate agreement, EPIC’s senior advisor and former White House National Security Director for International Climate Policy Pete Ogden discusses what the Obama administration is feverishly working to get done during its final months.
Back in December, countries agreed to a landmark climate accord. But, 55% of the world’s countries constituting 55% of global greenhouse gas emissions need to formally join before the agreement can go into force. During its final months, the Obama administration is working feverishly to cement the accord. What progress has been made? And, what still needs to happen before the doors close on the Obama administration? Here to explain is EPIC’s senior advisor and former White House National Security Director for International Climate Policy Pete Ogden.