Rarely do the realities of achieving the Paris climate agreements ever get mentioned or explained.
Should all those countries which signed up to the 2015 Paris undertakings honour those commitments, then the world is bound for global temperature increases in excess of three degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.
Christiana Figueres, who played a key role in the Paris discussions, is presently touring Australia to promote her new book, "The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis", and stopped off to be a guest on the ABC television program, The Drum.
Among the fellow guests was the CEO of the Menzies Institute, Tim James, a fellow with whom Christiana said she would "have to agree to disagree"
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