Implementing the Paris Agreement: Forging Ahead Despite Challenges

  • Ying ChenEmail author
  • Qingchen Chao
Part of the Research Series on the Chinese Dream and China’s Development Path book series (RSCDCDP)


This paper reviews the developments in and major events associated with global climate change and the international response in 2016 and 2017, briefly analyzes the challenges and opportunities we face when implementing the Paris Agreement, and urges signatories to continue to stay committed.


Climate change Paris agreement International climate governance 2030 agenda for sustainable development Belt and road initiative 

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© Social Sciences Academic Press and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2020

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Sustainable Development OfficeInstitute for Urban and Environmental Studies, Chinese Academy of Social SciencesXiamenChina
  2. 2.China Meteorological AdministrationNational Climate CenterBeijingChina

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