Paris Climate Accord: A Year Later

Dec 5, 2016

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The Paris Climate Accord was hailed a year ago as a serious effort to curb global warming.  So where are we now when it comes to implementing what it called for?

Roy Wehrle  is a professor of economics and environment at the University of Illinois Springfield.  He wrote an opinion piece on the Paris Climate Accord for the Illinois Times. 

Wehrle points out what still needs to occur and whether or not a Donald Trump presidency will change course.  Wehrle also believes Trump will have a difficult time bowing out of the Paris agreement.