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2015 Paris climate talks

In November 2015, nations met in Paris to negotiate an international agreement to limit greenhouse-gas emissions. Nature tracked the run-up to the twenty-first meeting of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, which produced a historic global accord.

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A Nature comic examines the 25-year quest for a climate treaty. Can nations unite to save Earth’s climate?

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Countries have pledged to limit global warming to 2 °C, and climate models say that is still possible. But only with heroic — and unlikely — efforts.

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Leaders must come together on a solid agreement at the United Nations climate conference — and then get to work at home by meeting commitments and finding new ways to reduce emissions.

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To forge a strong climate accord in Paris, nations must agree on a common goal in everyone's self-interest, say David J. C. MacKay and colleagues.

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The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has done much to alert politicians to the effects of global warming. But to push climate change up the agenda, it will need to do the same for the public.

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Concrete goals set out by the G7 nations lay the groundwork for a climate accord.

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