It’s been more than a week since the historic climate change deal was adopted in Paris.
This blog is part of a series where Donna Shalala, President of the Clinton Foundation, shares updates on Clinton Foundation programs. View the previous entries here.
The highly-anticipated climate change deal is in. Nearly 200 nations at the COP21 climate summit in Paris have adopted an agreement to keep the rise in global temperature below 2 degrees Celsius. This deal is a major turning point in the fight against global warming.
Today marks the start of the United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP21, in Paris. For the next two weeks, negotiators representing nearly 200 countries will work toward reaching a global agreement on how nations should address climate change.
According to the World Bank, 70% of the global poor live in rural areas, and most of them rely on agriculture for their livelihoods.
This is the second blog in our series Faster, Leaner, Better: Using Data and Technology to Measure and Accelerate Progress.
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