Extract from “COP21: James Hansen, the father of climate change awareness, says Paris agreement is a ‘fraud’”

The agreement – which still has to be ratified by the 196 countries who took part in the talks – laid out a pledge to limit the average rise in global temperatures to “well below” 2C above pre-industrial levels.

This is higher than the 1.5C rise campaigned for by a coalition of at risk Pacific Island countries – most notably the Marshall Islands in Micronesia – who say they need the lower limit in order to “stay alive”.

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