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Living Planet: Pushing for a more ambitious treaty

The Paris agreement brings the world together in acknowledging the need to limit the rise in global temperature to below two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels - and ideally to lower that threshold to 1.5 degrees. But the voluntary targets are not enough to do that. Amongst the campaigners pushing for a more ambitious treaty was Greenpeace International's Executive Director Kumi Naidoo.

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