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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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Approaches to Structuring a High Ambient Temperature Exemption

As parties to the Montreal Protocol consider an amendment to phase down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), one critical concern is whether suitable alternatives for air-conditioning applications are available and adequately demonstrated for cooling capacity and energy efficiency under conditions of high ambient …

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What’s ahead for carbon markets after COP 21

The following was published in the February 2016 edition of Biores, a publication of the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development.   The new climate deal includes several provisions relevant to market-based emissions reductions efforts. At a UN conference in Paris, France …

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The Paris Pledge: Can the U.S. Meet Its Climate Goals?
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Nations need to agree to reduce aviation emissions
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Building on the climate successes of 2015
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How the Paris Agreement will bring transparency to climate action
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Outcomes of the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Paris

Parties to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) reached a landmark agreement on December 12 in Paris, charting a fundamentally new course in the two-decade-old global climate effort.

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How we helped on the road to Paris
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Taking the lead at the climate talks
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Takeaways from the Paris climate talks