Tuesday 6 December 2016

Stephen Nolan: Amidst devastation here, at least climate change summit offers hope for the future

Stephen Nolan

Published 12/12/2015 | 02:30

Banners with messages related to global warming attached to an Eiffel Tower made of bistro chairs at the venue of the United Nations conference on climate change COP21 in Paris
Banners with messages related to global warming attached to an Eiffel Tower made of bistro chairs at the venue of the United Nations conference on climate change COP21 in Paris

There are five good reasons for Ireland to be cheerful about COP21, whatever the outcome of the Paris climate change summit.

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The result of the summit is currently unknown, but the direction of travel is clear.

Countries across the globe have put together plans to tackle their emissions, many of which include renewable-energy generation targets.

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