Why we should feel positive about Paris
Worth, Jess; Chivers, Dannyhttp://newint.org/features/web-exclusive/2015/12/13/why-we-should-feel-positive-about-paris/
Publisher: New Internationalist
Date Written: 13/12/2015
Year Published: 2015
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX18621
As the final text of the Paris deal was being wrestled into shape, we were standing near the Arc de Triomphe, underneath a huge red line. This stretch of scarlet fabric was one of many held aloft by chanting and singing members of a 15,000-strong crowd. They - we - were there to demand climate justice; to condemn an international deal that we already knew would cross crucial red lines for the climate. Though the deal was a dud, this was no Copenhagen, argue Jess Worth and Danny Chivers.