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Paris ‘landing zones’ become clearer
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Paris talks: From the visionary to the nitty-gritty
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Essential Elements of a Paris Climate Agreement

The U.N. Climate Change Conference in Paris presents a critical opportunity for parties to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to strengthen the global response to climate change. In this brief, the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions …

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Measuring success in Paris
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Before and beyond Paris: Climate action at all levels
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Will the Paris agreement be a legally binding treaty?
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What would a “legal” agreement in Paris look like?
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The Paris talks: Looking behind the scenes
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Vision for Paris: Building an Effective Climate Agreement

This report outlines the emerging elements of a Paris climate agreement based on in-depth discussions among senior climate negotiators from leading countries. The report foresees a durable legal agreement that sets binding commitments for all parties, holds countries accountable, and …

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In Brief: Legal Options for U.S. Acceptance of a New Climate Change Agreement

U.S. acceptance of the new climate agreement being negotiated under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) may or may not require legislative approval, depending on its contents. U.S. law recognizes several routes for entering into international legal …

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