The Paris Agreement in perspective (or ten or more reasons why elation must be kept on hold, and a serious reality check be done): Page 3 of 3
the need for system change creatively and determinedly. On December 11 th, hundreds of civil society observers at the climate summit staged a ‘red lines’ action to urge global leaders to uphold people’s interests in the negotiations. The following day, more than 10,000 people converged at the Arc d’ Triomphe and at the foot of the historic Eiffel Tower in downtown Paris to declare a ‘climate state of emergency’ and to denounce the Paris Agreement as unacceptable and immoral.
And the signs in that cloudy Parisian afternoon were never as clear as before: another world is possible, and that the people will carry forth the struggle for climate justice and genuine system change. #