Too little. Too late. Too slow. But could COP yet turn the tide on climate change?

“Years from now, our grandchildren will reflect on humanity’s moral courage to solve the climate crisis and they will look to December 12, 2015, as the day when the community of nations finally made the decision to act.”

That’s what Al Gore said in a statement that dropped into my inbox at 6.46pm on the wintry Saturday in December when the Paris Agreement was finally adopted.