Article 14 Of The Paris Agreement

The article states that “current adaptation needs are significant and a higher level of reduction may reduce the need for additional adaptation effort.” [35] Article 7 also concerns the financial aspects of the adjustment. In particular, “an increased need for adaptation may result in higher adaptation costs.” [36] Although the agreement was welcomed by many people, including French President François Hollande and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon,[67] criticism also emerged. For example, James Hansen, a former NASA scientist and climate change expert, expressed anger that most of the deal is made up of “promises” or goals and not firm commitments. [98] He called the Paris talks a fraud without “no deeds, only promises” and believes that only an interterritorial tax on CO2 emissions, which is not part of the Paris Agreement, would reduce CO2 emissions fast enough to avoid the worst effects of global warming. [98] 92 Victor, David G. . .

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