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Paris taught me how to do what is necessary to combat climate change

Francois Hollande, Ban Ki-moon and others listen to Christiana Figueres speak at the COP21 conference in Paris 2015

Christiana Figueres at the 21st United Nations Climate Change Conference. She led the negotiations that produced the 2015 Paris agreement. Credit: Francois Mori/AP/Shutterstock

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Nature 577, 470-471 (2020)



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