The legal character and operational relevance of the Paris Agreement's temperature goal.

Abstract

This article assesses the legal character and operational relevance of the Paris Agreement's 1.5°C temperature goal. This article begins with a textual analysis of the 1.5°C goal. It considers whether the goal creates individual or collective obligations for Parties, and whether it is sufficiently specific to enable the tracking of individual or collective… (More)
DOI: 10.1098/rsta.2016.0458

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