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Sep 23, 2014
Sep 23, 2014
Sep 23, 2014
Sep 23, 2014

Obama calls for inclusive global climate compact that erases old divides

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama said on Tuesday a new global agreement on climate change needs to include strong commitments from emerging economies and to move past the rich-poor country divide that has hampered progress in U.N. negotiations.

Obama addressed the U.N. climate change summit with a statement meant to build political momentum for a global deal on climate change in 2015 and a list of old and new commitments his administration has made to address it to date.

Sep 23, 2014
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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.

Sep 23, 2014