Lima Climate Summit Draws A Little Optimism, Less Attention
The U.N.'s climate conference in Lima starts Monday, and, in the wake of the U.S.-China climate agreement, there are high-ish hopes for it.By Sebastian Martinez | November 30, 2014
If there's any word that could define the run-up to the U.N.'s next climate conference, starting in Lima, Peru on Monday, it's optimism. Measured optimism, in two.
That's because, no matter the outcome, this conference's accomplishments probably won't be seen until a year from now, when the U.N.'s Paris conference rolls around.
Lima is supposed to lay out the foundations for what could be the most important international climate agreement in history. (Video via COP20 Lima)