FAQs about the Paris Agreement 

8. What is the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development?

The Member States of the United Nations, meeting in the General Assembly, on September 25, 2015, approved the “Agenda 2030”, a resolution in which they recognize that the greatest challenge in the world today is the eradication of poverty and affirm that without achieve it there can be no sustainable development. The Agenda proposes 17 Objectives with 169 integrated and indivisible goals that cover the economic, social and environmental spheres. The strategy will govern global development programs for the next 15 years. By adopting it, the States committed to mobilize the necessary means for its implementation through alliances focused especially on the needs of the poorest and most vulnerable.

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Are the objectives of the Paris Agreement realistic?

Never before had humanity reached an agreement as advanced as that of Paris. Never before has it been so close as now to take concrete action to prevent Global Warming from continuing its increase. It should also be noted that for the first time such terms as those of the Paris Agreement, sponsored by the UN, UNFCCC, were accepted by almost all countries on Earth. However, one issue is the good intentions, the spirit and letter of the agreements and another reality that is observed in practice, as has been seen in the past, whose most regrettable exponent was the failure of the Kyoto Protocol…

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Never had an agreement like that of Paris been obtained

The Paris Agreement is an ambitious global agreement to combat climate change, negotiated during COP21, Paris 2015, Twenty-first Conference of the Parties, on climate change. The ground-breaking document has been adopted by 197 countries and officially signed on April 22, 2016, Earth Day, and will come into force in 2020. It is planned to limit the increase in global temperature to 2 ° C, to Starting from the pre-industrial era, through the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, caused by fossil fuels such as oil, gas and coal, among others…

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