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The Paris Agreement and China's Climate Leadership

In the midst of its weeklong National Day holiday – also known as Golden Week – China has another reason to celebrate today. Seventy-two countries, accounting for nearly 57% of global GHG emissions, have now formally joined the Paris climate agreement, meaning it will enter into force in 30 days. As my colleague Jake Schmidt writes, this marks “a global turning point in meeting the central environmental challenge of our time.
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