Today’s U.N. summit on climate change isn’t going to result in any binding agreements. The real purpose of the summit is to mobilize political will for a global treaty at climate negotiations in Paris next year.
But why meet without making any promises?
NPR science correspondent Chris Joyce joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson to discuss the summit today, and whether an international treaty is really possible in the future.
This segment aired on September 23, 2014.