Paris Climate Deal: How Could They Do This to Us?
Doebbler, Curtis FJhttp://www.counterpunch.org/2015/12/15/paris-climate-deal-how-could-they-do-this-to-us/
Date Written: 2015-12-15
Year Published: 2015
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX18506
On Sunday morning, 13 December 2015, the 2015 Paris Climate Summit (COP21) finally wound to close as the last decisions were agreed. At almost 1 a.m. observers representing youth, women, labour unions, research centers, indigenous peoples, and business were asked their opinion. Most media had already left COP21. Cleaners were dismantling the massive structures that had been erected to house thousands of conference participants for two weeks plus two overrun days. The Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change had finished their work, late as usual and with an usual outcome.