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8. The Paris Agreement and the reduction of CO2 emissions

The Paris Agreement negotiated during COP21, Paris 2015, is the main document to achieve a significant reduction of greenhouse gases (GHG), which is intended to limit the increase in global temperature to 2°C, from of the pre-industrial era, caused by fossil fuels, such as oil, gas and coal. These fuels, when burned, release carbon dioxide into the atmosphere (CO2), increasing the greenhouse effect, and consequently global warming and climate change.

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