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Unpublished Paper
Making the Paris Agreement Work
Widener Law Commonwealth Research Paper No. 15-42 (2016)
  • John C. Dernbach
  • Donald A. Brown
This article briefly outlines the key features of the Paris Agreement as well as the daunting challenge of meeting its goals. It suggests six elements of an approach that could encourage or incentivize parties to greater ambition, creating a race to the top. It will also describe ways in which all parts of civil society, including lawyers and policy makers, can help make the Agreement work.
  • Climate Change,
  • Decarbonization,
  • Zero Carbon,
  • Global Warming,
  • Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project,
  • Paris Agreement
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John C. Dernbach and Donald A. Brown. "Making the Paris Agreement Work" Widener Law Commonwealth Research Paper No. 15-42 (2016)
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