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Prof. Percival analyzes Paris Agreement on climate change during “Justice on Trial” podcast

Maryland Carey Law Professor Robert Percival had a ring-side seat last December at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris, where he got to watch the negotiations, as well as the unanimous approval of the new agreement. In January, he provided a recap for the “Justice on Trial” podcast.

"The U.S.-China climate agreement [in November 2014] was a game changer for global climate negotiations," Percival wrote in a brief commentary about the Paris accord a year later. “With the two largest emitters of greenhouse gases agreeing to cap their emissions, a major obstacle to a global agreement was removed.”

Read his full analysis here


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