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Paris Agreement

Knowledge Platform

The Paris Agreement builds upon the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and for the first time brings all nations into a common cause to undertake ambitious efforts to combat climate change and adapt to its effects, with enhanced support to assist developing countries to do so. As such, it charts a new course in the global climate effort.

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Academia
Civil Society
General Public
Government
Intergovernmental Organization
Journalist
Migrant Association
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No
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Keywords
Climate change and environmental conditions
Environmental migration
Natural disasters and environmental shocks
Status
Published

Paris Agreement

The Paris Agreement builds upon the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and for the first time brings all nations into a common cause to undertake ambitious efforts to combat climate change and adapt to its effects, with enhanced support to assist developing countries to do so. As such, it charts a new course in the global climate effort.


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