Time to turn climate pledges into concrete action: France

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (R) meets with Segolene Royal, French Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development, January 11, 2016 at the United NationsThe 195 governments that clinched the Paris climate deal must now turn their pledges into concrete action, France’s ecology minister Segolene Royal said Monday. Fresh from meetings with US businesses in California, Royal held talks with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in New York to discuss how to move quickly to implement the deal on curbing greenhouse gas emissions. “Every country will now have to turn their national commitments into concrete action,” Royal said.

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