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We’ll Always Have Paris

The Paris agreement has yet to be signed, and it’s already hit some setbacks.

Emma Foehringer Merchant

On April 22, Earth Day, representatives for the 196 countries that struck a historic deal at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris (COP 21) late last year will meet again in New York to sign on the dotted line. Since then, Christiana Figueres, the UN’s climate head; Héla Cheikhrouhou, the UN’s Green Climate Fund head; and Laurent Fabius, the president of this year’s talks, have stepped down. And in the last few weeks, the Paris agreement has suffered three setbacks.

Read the rest at the New Republic.