Was the COP21 deal actually good news?

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The Paris climate talks ended on Saturday with world leaders agreeing to an historic new target to limit climate change. But is it all as good as it sounds? We get the views of experts and organisations at the heart of the climate movement

After two weeks of negotiations at COP21, leaders from 195 countries adopted a new international climate accord. The agreement aims to limit the rise in global temperature to “well below” 2C and is the first to commit almost every country in the world to fight climate change. The talks have been regarded by many as a success, but does the deal do enough and what needs to be done from here?

Photo title: Delegates celebrate a deal being reached at the Paris climate conference

Photo credit: © Arnaud Bouissou - MEDDE / SG COP21

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