Finland’s President Sauli Niinistö emphasised at the Paris climate summit that there is no other alternative than to create a climate agreement which prevents the worst effects of global warming. He pointed out that we have no planet B, this is the only planet we have. He appealed to the participants, calling for a new, legally binding global agreement starting from 2020. President Niinistö also said that as an arctic country Finland’s temperatures have grown twice as much as the global average. In addition, he talked about Finland’s new climate legislation and citizens’ climate commitments.
Main source: President Sauli Niinistö