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Achieving Long-term Ambition on Climate Change

The 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change establishes the long-term goal of keeping global temperature increases to well below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels (and aiming for 1.5 degrees Celsius) to avoid the worst impacts of climate change.  Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), which articulate national climate change efforts in

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Political Leaders Urge More Climate Action and Strong Outcome in Katowice

Political leaders from all regions are multiplying their public calls for nations to step up immediate climate action and to conclude robust guidelines to implement the Paris Climate Change Agreement at the next UN climate talks in Poland in December. Last week, ministers from 36 governments from around the world met

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UN Climate Chief Calls on Oil Producers to Undertake Rapid, Ambitious Energy Transition

UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa today called on oil producing countries to make the challenging but necessary transition to renewable energy in order to enable a low-carbon future and prevent the worst ravages of climate change, which include ever more severe and frequent droughts, flooding and storms caused

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