FACTS / VIDEO: Can technology halt climate change?
FACTS (French-American Climate TalkS) is a conference series organized by the Office for Science & Technology of the Embassy of France in the USA. The SF chapter organized at the Exploratorium on September 8th, 2015 an important talk. Can technology halt climate change…? Technology already plays a vital role in reducing greenhouse-gas emissions. Is this enough?
In locations of symbolic importance to the worlds of science and the environment, FACTS aimed to mobilize French and American public opinion on the climate issues and reinforce the dialogue between experts from these countries.
The San Francisco chapter proposed an exciting evening of in-depth French-US panel discussions on the Solutions Agenda.
In December 2015, France will be hosting and presiding the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21/CMP11), otherwise known as “Paris 2015”. COP21 will be a crucial conference, as it needs to achieve a new international agreement on the climate, applicable to all countries, with the aim of keeping global warming below 2°C.