St. Lucia supports ambitious 1.5 degrees Celsius limit on future global temperature rise

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Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony addressing the opening of COP21 in Paris, France. Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony addressing the opening of COP21 in Paris, France.

As global leaders meet for the 2015 Paris Climate Conference dubbed COP 21, Caribbean heads, including St. Lucia’s Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony is making strong representation for the region at the summit.

Addressing the opening on November 30, 2015, Dr. Anthony said that the world must spare no effort to put on a trajectory, for warming of no more than 1.5 degree Celsius by 2100.

“I add my voice to the pleas for more ambitious cuts in greenhouse gas emissions. I also strongly support the calls for five years review of mitigation pledges with a major political moment in 2018-19,” he said.

Dr. Anthony underscored that 2015 will almost certainly be the hottest year on record for the planet and all of the data suggests that the high temperature mark, set in 2014, would be eliminated…

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