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Countries face tough task of getting industries to act on climate accord

Record of govt and corporate actions is so far mixed as officials and top execs gear up to meet the challenge
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 05:50
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(From left) French President Francois Hollande, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the climate change conference in Le Bourget, outside Paris.

New York

WITH the ink barely dry on a landmark climate accord, nations now face an even more daunting challenge: how to get their industries to go along.

If nothing else, analysts and experts say, the accord is a signal to businesses and investors that the era of carbon reduction