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COP21 first week result: A smooth process and a revised first draft climate agreement

2015_12_07_Editorial2_Photo2The Ecojesuit Team

There is no doubt that the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference (COP15) in December 2009, caused a real trauma in the world of climate change negotiations.  Since then, these negotiations have taken on a tone of fatalism or at least a huge prudence.  But there is an acknowledgement that COP 21, presently taking place in Paris, is proceeding more smoothly than Copenhagen.  The messages released by world leaders at the opening ceremony were much more positive than in previous occasions.