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US president Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change sent shock waves through the world of diplomacy, but the decision may not have much practical effect. Many additional factors of equal if not greater significance matter when it comes to mitigating climate change, including other nations’ clean energy policies and global market forces. In this report, experts from Geopolitical Intelligence Services weigh in on numerous aspects of the climate change debate, offering analysis of the present state of global efforts to curb carbon emissions.

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Despite a number of attempts by UN nations over the years to mitigate climate change, the world remains on track for a catastrophic 2°C (3.6°F) rise in temperature. Many factors currently affect mankind’s ability to avoid this outcome:  

  • The limits of the Paris Agreement – The historic agreement includes carbon-reduction pledges from both developed and developing countries. But the voluntary individual emissions targets won’t be enough to meet global reduction goals.
  • Consequences for developing nations – Wealthy countries whose economies don’t&#...

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