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#COP21: The Aftermath – Press Round Up, Coptimism or Copocalypse

COP21 Did It Work

Was the adoption of the Paris Agreement on Saturday a cause of optimism or the sign of an impending climate apocalypse? Read on the day immediate reaction, here and here. This is what the papers say that has been trending:

Financial Times: “COP21: Big polluters see no short-term change” Read more.

The Independent: “COP21: James Hansen, the father of climate change awareness, claims Paris agreement is a ‘fraud'” Read more.

The Independent: “COP21: The Paris climate deal is our best chance to save the planet – but every nation needs to support it” Read more.

The Guardian: “Grand promises of Paris climate deal undermined by squalid retrenchments” Read more.

The Telegraph: “‘Toothless’ climate change deal means Britain could be left pursuing ever tougher green targets” Read more.

The Spectator: “#COP21: The Great Climate Propaganda Failure” Read more.

New Internationalist: “At COP21, the people and future generations will be failed once again” Read more.

The National: “Cop21 talks ‘great success’ for UAE” Read more.

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