Uruguay has made a dramatic shift to nearly 65% electricity from clean energy, read more here. If you want to understand the difference between a 1 degree versus a 4 degree change, this article provides some interesting figures and facts. Bristol, England is showing what cities can do to fight climate change.
And more good news, Google and other giant corporations are going 100% renewable, as have IKEA, Unilever, Microsoft, Johnson & Johnson, Nestle, Nike, Adobe, Philips, Proctor & Gamble, Starbucks, Walmart and sever others who have all joined RE 100, a project that invites influential corporations to go fully renewable.
Coupled with the work of 350.org on divestment, the world may be indeed headed in the right direction, hopefully COP will follow this lead.