While the full impact of the Paris Accord won’t be known for years, it is by every measure a most monumental accomplishment. With the new year upon us, IREC’s hope is that debate is now no longer part of climate change. Action is.
With the COP21 climate change conference on center stage these next few weeks, it takes a good dose of optimism that collective gains will be made for the mutual benefit of people, places and the planet. But even with a promising agenda and the might of world leaders, you’ve got to wonder how many times do you hit the same brick wall before you say stop; side step it; and move onto a course that doesn’t get stuck in an unchanged, déjà vu debate.