In search of perfection: Effective implementation of the Paris deal

Steve Waygood from Aviva Investors proposes that the international accord reached in Paris is a game changer for climate change action. He explains why the insurance industry welcomes the inclusion of 1.5°C and calls for additional measures to ensure global capital markets are harnessed to support climate compatible investment.



The Paris Agreement: Climate Ambition, Climate Justice

Alvin Leong from the Pace Global Center for Environmental Legal Studies welcomes the agreement but argues that in achieving a political consensus, the Paris Agreement fails to reach a moral accord. He highlights the inequality in emissions reduction pledges between the rich and the middle-income countries, arguing that each should contribute their ‘fair share’.