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Responding to the Paris Climate Agreement: global climate change mitigation efforts

Responding to the Paris Climate Agreement: global climate change mitigation efforts Front. Energy 2018, 12(3): 333–337 https://doi.org/10.1007/s11708-018-0587-6 EDITORIAL Yong GENG, Tsuyoshi FUJITA, Anthony CHIU, Hancheng DAI, Han HAO Responding to the Paris Climate Agreement: global climate change mitigation efforts © Higher Education Press and Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2018 2017, US President Donald Trump announced his Since the Paris Climate Agreement was adopted by intention to withdraw the US from the Agreement. consensus in December 2015, the global society has Under the Agreement, the earliest effective date of made various efforts to respond to this Agreement. The withdrawal for the US is November 2020, shortly before essential element of the Paris Climate Agreement is the the end of President Trump’s current term. The US was so-called Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), responsible for 15.5% of global CO emissions from fuel specifying the long-term greenhouse gas (GHG) reduc- tion targets beyond 2020. Unlike the different legal combustion in 2015 [1]. The US’swithdrawal has obligations of developed and developing countries brought a great uncertainty to the implementation of specified in the precedent Kyoto Protocol, the NDCs the Paris Climate Agreement and induced a lot of global under the Paris Climate Agreement apply equally to all disputes. countries. All the signed http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png "Frontiers in Energy" Springer Journals

Responding to the Paris Climate Agreement: global climate change mitigation efforts

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Springer Journals
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2018 Higher Education Press and Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature
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2095-1701
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2095-1698
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10.1007/s11708-018-0587-6
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Front. Energy 2018, 12(3): 333–337 https://doi.org/10.1007/s11708-018-0587-6 EDITORIAL Yong GENG, Tsuyoshi FUJITA, Anthony CHIU, Hancheng DAI, Han HAO Responding to the Paris Climate Agreement: global climate change mitigation efforts © Higher Education Press and Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2018 2017, US President Donald Trump announced his Since the Paris Climate Agreement was adopted by intention to withdraw the US from the Agreement. consensus in December 2015, the global society has Under the Agreement, the earliest effective date of made various efforts to respond to this Agreement. The withdrawal for the US is November 2020, shortly before essential element of the Paris Climate Agreement is the the end of President Trump’s current term. The US was so-called Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), responsible for 15.5% of global CO emissions from fuel specifying the long-term greenhouse gas (GHG) reduc- tion targets beyond 2020. Unlike the different legal combustion in 2015 [1]. The US’swithdrawal has obligations of developed and developing countries brought a great uncertainty to the implementation of specified in the precedent Kyoto Protocol, the NDCs the Paris Climate Agreement and induced a lot of global under the Paris Climate Agreement apply equally to all disputes. countries. All the signed

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"Frontiers in Energy"Springer Journals

Published: Sep 1, 2018

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