Today, the Paris Agreement enters into force

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Nearly one year ago, many didn’t even think an agreement was possible. And yet it’s going into effect faster than many ever imagined. By comparison, it took the historic Kyoto Protocol seven years to reach this point, and many experts thought it was optimistic to believe the Paris Agreement would enter into force before 2020. […]

WBCSD Key Messages for COP22

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Making the business voice heard TOP MESSAGES FOR COP22 WBCSD supports the swift implementation of the Paris Agreement. This implementation must be accelerated by sound policy signals, effective economic mechanisms and strong leadership from business.  We must continue the collaboration that brought the Paris Agreement into being. We can only fulfil its ambitions and achieve […]

200 cities make climate pledges

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More than 200 cities with a combined population of nearly 440 million have set emissions reduction targets to support national climate action pledges under the Paris Agreement. Initiatives including the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group and the Compact of Mayors have provided important frameworks for cities to collaborate on measures to boost clean transport, renewable […]