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Ambitious and credible pledges

Credibility is the cornerstone of international climate pledges; meanwhile, ambition is essential to reach the temperature targets. Research shows the flexibility of Paris agreements encourages countries to be ambitious yet maintain credible.

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Teng, F. Ambitious and credible pledges. Nat. Clim. Chang. 12, 779–780 (2022).

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