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12 Dec 2015

The Climate Group

Climate Group statement

"The Climate Group and its States, Regions and business members: Paris deal “heralds change of course from fossil fuel to a clean economy”"

The Climate Group and its business and sub-national government partners…called today’s climate agreement “a victory for science and vision which calls time on the fossil fuel age…” Mark Kenber, CEO of The Climate Group, said: “…It gives us the long term climate goal we wanted, and a clear roadmap on how to get there…[I]t will enable us to unleash the trillions of investment that will spearhead a low carbon economy…Business, state and regional leaders…were committed to a deal being done because they are convinced that the low carbon future is the only option for them…States and Regional governments are key to implementing climate policy in areas such as energy regulation and public investment…This is only the beginning…Imagine what can now be achieved by these leaders with a global deal that supports and encourages them to go even further...”…