‘Lima Call to Climate Action’: Progress through Modest Victories and Tentative Agreements

‘Lima Call to Climate Action’: Progress through Modest Victories and Tentative Agreements

Economic & Political Weekly, 2 January 2015

The United Nations climate talks in Lima, Peru, were important as the last preparatory meet ahead of the Paris talks in late 2015,where a new global agreement tocombat climate change is to be negotiated. While few would characterise the “Lima Call to Climate Action” as a resounding success, given the deep differences that plague the climate negotiations, the Lima call represents progress and will stand countries in good stead as the drum roll for Paris begins.