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… budget. According to the IPCC the global carbon budget needed to stay below a 2°C increase is 900GtCO22. National and International Commitments The first ever, legally binding global climate agreement was signed in 2016; The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) Paris Agreement3. By signing the Paris Agreement, nations pledged to limit global warming to well below 2°C…

…, ideally limiting it to 1.5°C. The UK signed and ratified the agreement in 2016. In the previous year, all the United Nations Member States adopted the 17 Sustainable Development Goals 4 , a global framework for eradicating poverty, fighting inequalities and 1 BBC news. Available here. 2 IPCC Special Report: 1.5C, 2018. Available here. 3 UNFCC The Paris Agreement. 2016. Available here…

…:// 7 Urban Foresight tackling climate change. Although not legally binding, it required nations to take ownership of the goals and create…


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