Stick a Forecast In It

“The big, ambitious goal is immediately followed … by a bigger, more ambitious goal.” NPR takes a look at the world climate agreement, by the numbers — and explains why, for many inhabitants of small islands, 1.5 degrees is the new 2 degrees. (Sidenote: It’s rained pretty much nonstop in California since the climate deal was reached. These guys are good…)

+ WaPo: “Someone had changed a single word in the draft text — from a ‘should’ to a ‘shall’ — and suddenly the entire climate deal appeared at risk of faltering.”

+ Wired: Meet Laurent Fabius, non-stop climate negotiations gangster.

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