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According to the terms of the Paris Agreement, the signatories commit to restricting global warming to “well below 2 °C”. Moreover, efforts are to be taken to keep warming to less than 1.5 °C in order to limit the negative effects of climate change. This translates to a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions that dwarfs all initiatives thus far. In light of this, Germany aims to become climate-neutral by 2050. The EU has adopted the same target.