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13 May 2015 – World Bank advocates long term thinking on climate change

Switching to a zero-carbon economy is more than just a dream, according to the World Bank. But costs will be high for countries that fail to act quickly. EurActiv France reports.

The objective of reducing global net carbon emissions to zero by the year 2100 is more than just “science fiction,” according to Stéphane Hallegatte, one of the authors of the World Bank’s report “Decarbonising Development: Three Steps to a Zero-Carbon Future“.

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