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COP21 – good news for the planet

Paris Climate Accord

At COP21, commonly referred to as the Paris Climate Accord, nations sent representatives to pledge greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) reduction targets (also known as Nationally Determined Contributions). At the annual Conference of the Parties (COP) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC),...

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The fight against climate change: NDCs

As part of the ongoing battle against climate change, almost 200 countries have set GHG emission reduction targets, or nationally determined contributions (NDCs). They're fairly self-explanatory; by a specified year, a nation aims to have reduced its carbon emissions by a certain amount compared to...

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Permanent ban on new coal mines and other sustainability priorities

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Strategies for mitigating climate change |  What are the ♥best♥ strategies for mitigating global warming? How is the United States going to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions? Carbon pricing? The Green New Deal? Here's a brief list of sustainability priorities that the United States...

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Shortfall in International GHG Reduction Pledges

International Shortfall in NDCs |  There is a substantial shortfall between GHG emission reduction pledges that almost 200 countries, both independently, and internationally all member-nations of the UNFCCC* have recommended targets. (The international pledges are known as nationally determined contributions (NDCs)  - and can be...

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The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

UN Framework Convention on Climate Change - Conference of the Parties World leaders, dignitaries, and diplomats, assemble every year for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to assess progress in mitigating global anthropogenic climate change; and to negotiate protocols and treaties between...

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