December 13, 2015, Melissa Turtinen
Nearly 200 nations have adopted an “ambitious” and historic climate agreement following days of discussions in France. The Paris Agreement comes on the same day local activists called for more action in Minnesota.
The “landmark” deal made Saturday is a “historic breakthrough” in international efforts to address climate change, the New York Times says. The accord isn’t expected to solve global warming, the paper explains, but it’s a step, and also a signal that the world is shifting away from coal, oil and gas to zero-carbon energy sources like wind, solar and nuclear power. Read more