Paris Agreement Deals Blow to Fossil Fuels, American Economy
A global accord to tame global warming pending approval at UN talks in Paris on Saturday would be a huge blow to the fossil-fuel industry, Greenpeace and other prominent environment groups said.
“The wheel of climate action turns slowly, but in Paris it has turned. This deal puts the fossil fuel industry on the wrong side of history,” Greenpeace International executive director Kumi Naidoo said.
Greenpeace, major green groups and climate change researchers gave a mixed report card on the many details in the planned accord, which still needs to be endorsed by ministers from 195 nations at the talks.