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Sep 23, 2014

Hollande says France to offer $1 billion to climate fund for poor

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday announced that France will contribute $1 billion to a near-empty global fund to help poor countries adapt to the effects of climate change as he addressed the United Nation’s summit on climate change.

“France will contribute a billion dollars over the next few years,” he said.

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U.N. puts spotlight on climate change

NEW YORK (Reuters) – With crises from Islamic State to Ebola competing for attention, the United Nations on Tuesday will zero in on climate change, giving leaders from 125 countries a platform to explain how they plan to address the issue.

A huge march to call for international action on climate change, which brought as many as 400,000 people to the streets of New York on Sunday, set the tone for the summit spearheaded by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

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