December 14, 2015
By Suzanne Maher
From the CON Trail
The deal that was reached by world leaders at the recent Paris, France COP21 seems to be purely symbolic, and an agreement that was meant to save face. There was no enforced global carbon taxation, no global supreme court as intended. Each country will choose its own emissions targets.
The funding pledges and emission goals are non-binding under international law. Non-binding means “not enforceable”…