THE COST OF INACTION - Ireland’s responsibilities for global climate finance

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Global efforts to address climate change are at a crucial point. Our actions over the next decade will drastically affect the fate of the planet. A rapid and radical reduction in greenhouse gas emissions is essential to the achieving the Paris Agreement- the international climate treaty agreed under the United Nations in Paris in 2015. But equally important is the provision of adequate finance to those countries on the front line of the climate crisis and already experiencing the worst effects of a changing climate.