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An actionable climate target

Nature Geoscience volume 9, pages 340342 (2016) | Download Citation

The Paris Agreement introduced three mitigation targets. In the future, the main focus should not be on temperature targets such as 2 or 1.5 °C, but on the target with the greatest potential to effectively guide policy: net zero emissions.

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  1. Oliver Geden is at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), Ludwigkirchplatz 3-4, 10719 Berlin, Germany

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