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A shot in the arm to fight global warming

While a crucial framework is now in place, we will need commitment to the longer journey ahead in order to bring the Paris deal to its conclusion.

"Wind trees", a renewable energy innovation, stand against the sunset at Le Bourget, near Paris, during the World Climate Change Conference 2015 on Dec 6.

IN a diplomatic breakthrough, ministers from more than 190 countries have agreed a new global climate change treaty at Paris. The success, which comes after many years of painstaking negotiations, is a very welcome shot in the arm for attempts to tackle global warming.

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