Some Parts of 2015 Climate Accord Must Be Binding: Figueres
Parts of the global climate agreement that nations are expected to conclude in Paris in 2015 should be binding, Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, said this week.
“The Paris agreement needs not to solve all problems, but it does need to set, to chart a pathway toward helping countries come to a global peak and then descending,” she told Energy Week. “We do have a ticking clock.”
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While “the entire package doesn’t need to be binding,” the agreement must allow countries to judge “how predictable the targets are that they are going to put forward.” (h/t to InsideClimate News)