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21 Dec: Five Takeaways from the Global Climate Conference

Laura Bishop spoke to educators from Climate Generation at COP21 about the role of business in climate change.

Just two weeks ago, 187 countries gathered in Paris and unanimously agreed to reduce their carbon emissions to confront climate change. I witnessed this historic achievement and returned home both energized and hopeful. Here’s why:

Our world is united.

This remarkable agreement resulted from the public and private sectors working together to forge a global pact to keep global warming well below 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit), with a target of below 1.5 C (2.7 F).