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Title: Yearbook of Global Climate Action 2017
Organization:United Nations Climate Change Secretariat

The Yearbook captures the climate actions of businesses, investors, cities, regions and civil society, demonstrating that non-Party stakeholders are steadily progressing to achieve the central goal of the Paris Agreement – to limit the rise of global average temperatures to well below 2 degrees Celsius and as close as possible to 1.5 degrees. The report notes that coalitions, representing more than a billion people have committed to decrease emissions by 80 per cent by 2050. Mega-cities with more than 300 million inhabitants are working together to build capacity on adaptation in the water sector. It underlines how companies are committing to 100% renewable energy and energy productivity, and setting concrete targets in line with the climate science.

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