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The Paris Agreement

Geographic relevance: International

Language: Inglés

Data type: Legal citations

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This is the most recent climate change agreement under the UNFCCC. Its key features are:

  • It sets an objective of limiting global temperature rises to well below 2°C, while pursuing efforts to limit temperature rise to 1.5°C;
  • All countries have an obligation to reduce their GHG emissions; and
  • Countries have to submit nationally determined contributions, which detail countries efforts to reduce GHG emissions.

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