What now? Next steps on climate change | University of Oxford

What now? Next steps on climate change

Speaker
Christiana Figueres
Event date
Event time
12:30 - 14:00
Venue
Sheldonian Theatre
Broad Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 3AZ
Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required

The Paris Agreement, adopted in December 2015, was a seminal moment in the world's struggle to fight climate change. 197 countries agreed to limit the rise in global average temperature to “well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels” and to pursue efforts to limit it to 1.5°C. But Christiana, who led those global climate negotiations as Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC from 2010 to 2016, says the climate agreement was just a staging post in what remains a long, hard process. So what are the next steps?