Paris Climate Deal Imminent, Says Everyone Who Knows Anything

Steve Zwick

For the first time ever, at least in our memory, everyone who’s ever proven knowledgeable on anything related to climate negotiations agrees on one thing: the world will have a real, workable climate deal today. We’ll begin live coverage, beginning around 10am Central European Time, with a focus on the role of forests.

12 December 2015 | PARIS | “It’s all happening,” said the groupie Penny Lane in Cameron Crowe’s 2000 film Almost Famousreferring to the blossoming creativity of the late 60s and early 70s.

It seemed like something preordained – and, in hindsight, fleeting and ephemeral.

Today, we can all feel like Penny Lane, as a real and workable climate accord looks set to be adopted here .



Steve Zwick is a freelance writer and produces the Bionic Planet podcast. Previously, he was Managing Editor of Ecosystem Marketplace, and prior to that he covered European business for Time Magazine and Fortune Magazine and produced the award-winning program Money Talks on Deutsche Welle Radio in Bonn, Germany.

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