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Keeping warming to 1.5˚C impossible without reducing Short-lived Climate Pollutants

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About UN Environment

UN Environment is the leading global voice on the environment. It provides leadership and encourages partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations. UN Environment works with governments, the private sector, the civil society and with other UN entities and international organizations across the world. 

About the Climate and Clean Air Coalition

The Climate and Clean Air Coalition is the only global effort that unites governments, civil society and private sector, committed to improving air quality and protecting the climate in the next few decades by reducing short-lived climate pollutants. The Coalition supports the achievement of transformative actions, policies and regulations that lead to substantial reductions of these pollutants. There are 61 countries, 17 inter-governmental organizations, and 51 NGOs in the Coalition. Norway, Oxfam, and the World Resources Institute are partners. Drew Shindell is head of the Coalition’s Scientific Advisory Panel. The Coalition’s Secretariat is hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme.

Contact:

Tiy Chung, Climate and Clean Air Coalition Communications Officer, tiy.chung@un.org, +33 6 26 71 79 81

 

Source: UN Environment/World Environment Day

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