Paris climate accord in numbers

Last Modified: Mon Dec 14 2015 07:18:28 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 195
    countries adopted the agreement after talks that stretched from 30 November to 12 December
  • 29
    articles that deal with specific issues like technology transfer, finance, stocktaking and capacity building.
  • 2
    degrees or less than pre-industrial times, rise in global temperatures to be limited to.
  • 1.5
    degrees or less the rise in global temperatures over pre-industrial times by 2100.
  • $100 billion
    finance to be provided by developed countries every year to developing countries by 2020.
  • $100 billion
    per year - goal of raising climate finance from this floor level from 2025.
  • 5 years
    periodic global stock taking.
  • 55
    countries, accounting for at least 55% of global emissions need to ratify before the agreement can take effect.
  • 188
    countries submitted their voluntary climate action plans ahead of the summit.
  • 150
    global heads of state attended the summit opening.