Why the COP21 Paris Agreement means absolutely nothing in the wake of 21st century environmental crises — Millennial Environmental Issues

“We’re still pinning our survival on a capitalist system, mainly because it’s a structure we’ve always known, instead of acknowledging our survival in the greater system–the ecosystem.”

 

To begin, the COP21 Paris Agreement was not legally binding in the slightest. While it may be a great feat for countries like the U.S., China, and India, to “sign a commitment to fighting climate change” (Sampathkumar 2016), the actual effects of the agreement will be overshadowed by the reality of our climate situation. Despite […]

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