Climate Change and Sustainable Development

  • Joseph N. Pelton


The world’s political leaders have placed their hopes to combat climate change in the Paris Accords that went into effect on November 4, 2016. This document, officially known as the U. N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), did represent a historic achievement. The United Nations official account of what this convention is supposed to achieve reads as follows:

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph N. Pelton
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  1. 1.International Association for the Advancement of Space SafetyArlingtonUSA

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