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Climate change is a global challenge that requires global solutions. Efforts like the Paris Agreement strengthen confidence that all countries are doing their share, helping each country do even more.

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COP 22 Marrakech
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Countries chart pathways toward deeper decarbonization
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Outcomes of the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Marrakech

Despite looming uncertainties following the election of Donald Trump as the new U.S. president, governments meeting in Marrakech, Morocco, pushed forward with the freshly-minted Paris Agreement on climate change, setting 2018 as their deadline for completing the nuts-and-bolts decisions needed …

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Post-Election: The Outlook for U.S. Climate Policy
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Charting a Low-Carbon Course for the U.S. Economy
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Reception: Business-Driven Diplomacy
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UNFCCC Climate Transparency: Lessons Learned

The Paris Agreement establishes an “enhanced transparency framework” to build mutual trust and confidence and to promote effective implementation. This framework combines common reporting and review requirements for all parties with “built-in flexibility” for developing countries. The agreement requires that …

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Key Issues in Completing the Paris Climate Architecture

The Paris Agreement establishes an international framework to strengthen the global response to climate change. Governments are now negotiating operational aspects of the agreement, including details of the transparency framework; a five-year cycle to review collective progress and update parties’ …

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Linking Non-State Action with the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

The 2015 Paris Climate Conference (COP 21) catalyzed an unprecedented showing of climate action and commitment by a wide range of non-state actors, including businesses and investors, subnational governments, and civil society organizations. Governments took a number of steps in …

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Nations agree on historic HFC phasedown