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The Coming Climate Court

March 7, 2015

A draft text of the climate treaty slated for final negotiation in Paris later this year contains a provision that would create an international court to pushing carbon emission backsliders, those that don't cut their emission by a prescribed amount.

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A draft text of the climate treaty slated for final negotiation in Paris later this year contains a provision that would create an international court to pushing carbon emission backsliders, those that don't cut their emission by a prescribed amount. This court is established even though the carbon cut goals are supposed to be voluntary. Something wicked is brewing behind the scenes in the run up to Paris.