The concept includes the goal to hold 'the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels and pursuing efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, recognizing that this would significantly reduce the risks and impacts of climate change.' (Source: Paris Agreement Art. 2a)

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global average temperature
global temperature goal
long-term global goal
temperature rising
two degree goal
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