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Why the Paris climate change goals may already be slipping beyond reach

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French president François Hollande talks to UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon before opening remarks at the Paris agreement signing ceremony on Thursday. Photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters

World leaders convened at the UN this week in support of the historic deal, but epic challenges lie ahead if the promises of Paris are going to be put into action

April 22, 2016 — World leaders have failed to come to grips with the epic challenge of phasing out fossil fuels and running the entire global economy almost entirely on clean energy by the middle of this century, experts said this week.

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