Trócaire on progress of COP21

by | Dec 3, 2015 | A Question of Faith, Justice Archive, Our Common Home, Trócaire

Lorna Gold from Trocaire​ reviews the progress to date of the UN summit in Paris which is seeking a New Global Climate Agreement – including a review of the Irish contribution.

This interview was recorded on 2nd Dec 2015.  It will feature in next episode of ‘A Question of Faith’ which will be broadcast on CatholicTV in the US the week starting 7th Dec 2015.

COP21 : Recommendations to the Irish Government for Paris Negotiations of a New Global Climate Agreement

Trócaire is calling on the Irish Government to ensure that the following are directly addressed in any binding agreement arising from the COP21 negotiations in Paris (30 November to 11 December 2015) are:

1. Human Rights Protections
2. Food Security
3. Climate Finance
4. Having a Long-Term Goal
5. Regular Review and Increasing Ambition

This briefing document outlines in detail why it is essential that these issues are included in the agreement.