Paris climate talks


Eight essential stories you should read before the start of the Paris climate talks.


On the eve of international climate change talks in Paris, UNSW magazine sits down with UNSW’s Matt England and Potsdam University’s Stefan Rahmstorf to discuss the likelihood of a legally binding global agreement, climate change denial and the importance of staying positive.

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What if the negotiations in Paris later this month matter less than we think? There are lots of good reasons unilateral action to combat climate change might be a better option, write Christian Downie and Peter Drahos.


Will the Paris summit live up to its promise? Hear from experts including one of the world’s foremost climate scientists, Professor Stefan Rahmstorf, at a free public panel discussion and Q&A at UNSW on Tuesday 10 November.