ADB OpEd: Climate change fight - Stephen Groff

In a couple of weeks, the Paris Agreement on climate change will enter into force. Its goal of holding global warming to below 2°C by the end of this century is the first major salvo against the key challenge of our time. But the real battle against climate change won't be fought in air-conditioned meeting rooms.

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Publish Date: 26th October 2016

Last Updated: 7th November 2016

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