The climate situation is even more urgent now – the year 2020 is crucially important. When it comes to climate, timing is everything. Should emissions continue to rise beyond 2020, or even remain level, climatologists calculate that the temperature goals set in Paris become almost unattainable. MISSION 2020 is a collaborative campaign to raise ambition and action across key sectors to bend the greenhouse-gas emissions curve downwards. Christiana Figueres and other high-level colleagues set out a six-point plan for turning the tide of world’s carbon dioxide by 2020.