Last week, world leaders convened at the United Nations Climate Summit in New York to address climate change for the first time since 2009.
The jam-packed gathering featured a number of stirring speeches and discussions from a who’s who of statesmen and celebrities, including UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, President Obama, former Vice President Al Gore, actor Leonardo DiCaprio, and many others.
The leaders elaborated the need for global cooperation, highlighted success stories to date, and effectively articulated the costs of inaction. But following the whirlwind summit, many questions remain about how stakeholders will work together to tackle climate change head on. Here are three lingering questions that stand out.