The Paris Climate Change Agreement
Welcome to the CMS page on the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement, a significant political and diplomatic achievement. Delivering expert commentary on key legal issues ahead of the December 2015 Climate Change conference and since the Paris Agreement, the CMS page provides analysis on the content reached together with our thoughts on opportunities and issues arising for various sectors and their investors.
The principal objective of the Paris Agreement is to hold “the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels….”.
The Agreement has wide ranging implications for businesses worldwide, the full range of which will become clearer as efforts are made towards implementing the Agreement. We explore some of these implications and themes in our coverage on the Paris Agreement and COP21 below. To speak to us about the implications or opportunities which the Paris Agreement may present for you, please contact one of the named individuals below.