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Fiji to US on climate: ‘Save us’ as you did in WWII

Marrakesh, Morocco | AFP |  Fiji urged the United States Friday to “save” the world from climate change as it had helped to win World War II. “We in the Pacific, in common with the whole world, look to America for its leadership and for its engagement and assistance on …

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Brave faces at climate talks despite Trump win

Marrakesh, Morocco | AFP |  The host of global climate talks insisted Saturday that Donald Trump’s election has not cast a cloud over the negotiations tasked with translating the landmark Paris climate pact into reality. Moroccan foreign minister Salaheddine Mezouar put on a brave face as the talks hit the …

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Nations agree on phase-out of super greenhouse gases in Kigali meet

Kigali, Rwanda | AFP | Representatives from almost 200 countries reached an agreement Saturday on the phase-out of potent greenhouse gases used in refrigerators and air conditioners, a major step in curbing global warming, a Rwandan minister hosting the talks announced. “The amendment and decisions are adopted,” said Rwanda’s Minister …

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US, China climate move signals hopeful era

Paris, France | AFP | Climate activists and small nations at risk of global warming’s direst consequences, welcomed Saturday’s ratification by China and the United States of a global pact to curb planet-harming carbon emissions. The move by the world’s two largest greenhouse gas emitters brought the hard-fought agreement, concluded …

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