Day: December 10, 2015

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A Deal in Paris is All But Assured, But How

Delegates, ministers and observers worked late into the night last night deliberating over the latest “clean” text released by the COP presidency on Wednesday afternoon. Slimmed down to from 43 pages to only 29, the text now leaves far fewer options for ministers to decide by the Friday deadline. Many parties have suggested that Wednesday’s text “wasn’t perfect” but […]Read More

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U.S Doubles It’s Commitment to Climate Adaptation

It’s “crunch time” here in Paris as the deadline for an historic climate agreement is now just just hours away. With release of the latest draft text this afternoon the issues of loss and damage and adaptation remain among the core issues left for ministers to hammer out by Friday. In a speech on Wednesday afternoon Secretary of State John […]Read More