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Soft but significant power in the Paris Agreement

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The success of the Paris Agreement relies on a system of 'pledge and review', and the power of shaming laggards. This puts much of the burden for holding countries accountable on civil society.

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We are thankful for the valuable feedback from the participants in the University of Pennsylvania's Risk Regulation Seminar Series and for the reviewers' helpful suggestions.

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  1. Jennifer Jacquet and Dale Jamieson are at the Department of Environmental Studies, New York University, 285 Mercer Street, New York, NY 10003, USA

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