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Can the Paris deal be renegotiated?
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Paris Agreement: Better with the U.S. in
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Legal Issues Related to the Paris Agreement

In the debate over continued U.S. participation in the Paris Agreement on climate change, questions have arisen as to the agreement’s potential legal implications for U.S. policymaking. Attention has focused on two issues in particular: Whether a party legally has …

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What it means to be a climate leader in a post-Paris world
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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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Legal Note: Could a Future President Reverse US Approval of the Paris Agreement?

Like other treaties, the Paris Agreement includes provisions spelling out the manner in which a party may choose to exercise its right to withdraw. This note summarizes these provisions; relevant provisions of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC); …

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A critical opportunity to build on the Paris Agreement
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Decision-makers heed the Paris call to action

The following appeared in the September 2016 edition of Climate 2020, A UNA-UK publication providing analysis and recommendations on fulfilling the Paris Agreement on climate change   Even before the landmark Paris Agreement has formally become international law, it’s clear …

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Moving forward with the Paris Agreement
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Building on the climate successes of 2015