Fight against climate change – Presentation of the second volume of the IPCC report (Yokohama, March 31, 2014)
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) today released in Yokohama the second volume of its report on the effects of climate change.
This report again demonstrates the risks facing humanity if nothing is done to curb the effects of climate change.
The work of the IPCC panel indicates however that this situation is not a foregone conclusion and that there are solutions. These involve large-scale initiatives aimed at transforming our economic and social models and adapting them to respond to the requirements of sustainable development.
France will play a full role in this. We are fully mobilized to ensure that the 2015 Paris Climate Conference is successful and that it allows us to reach a global and ambitious agreement on the reduction of greenhouse gases.