The International Research Network for Low Carbon Societies (LCS-RNet) circulated a position statement after its seventh annual meeting (Paris, June 2015) in the context of the upcoming COP21. The objective was to demonstrate the possibility of scientists of various disciplines, sharing diverse cultures, coming from countries at different development stages, to express common views about the conditions for triggering climate action in the current economic context.
The position statement is downloadable from the following link:
COP21- A moment of truth for climate and sustainable development
As of October 2015, the position statement was signed by 213 experts and scientists amongst 71 authors, chairs and co-chairs of the IPCC WGIII, top levels development economists and five former ministers. Even more importantly the signatories come from 47 countries covering all world regions.
List of signatories:
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Number of signatures by country:
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