Doha marks the first stop on a roadmap to a post-2020 climate regime. The European Union could pave the way by building bridges with partners in key areas such as mitigation ambition, adaptation finance and deforestation.
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We thank J. Van Alstine, J. Leventon and V. Mathur for helpful comments on earlier versions of the manuscript. We also acknowledge the financial support of the UK Economic and Social Research Council to the Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy.
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Afionis, S., Fenton, A. & Paavola, J. EU climate leadership under test. Nature Clim Change 2, 837–838 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1038/nclimate1752