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Climate-change hopes meet urban reality

Last year's Paris accord just secured enough national signatories to put it into effect. The real battle, though, will be fought by cities, which account for 75 pct of emissions. Many have pledged to act. Success depends on overcoming bureaucracy, tight budgets and ignorance.
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