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Paris Climate Change Agreement Wins International Cooperation Award

The Princess of Asturias Award for International Cooperation was announced today in Oviedo, in NorthernSpain.

The prestigious award, equivalent to Spain’s version of the Nobel Prizes, was awarded to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Paris Agreement.

Jury president Marcelino Oreja said: “…for more than two decades of work, aiming to reduce human influence in the augmentation of Earth temperature…The jury recognise, as an historical moment, the agreement reached in December 2015, in Paris, where 195 countries finally compromised to find a model of universal development that will gradually reduce pollutant emissions.”

Christiaan Triebert

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