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UN concern at climate change in Pacific
The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki Moon, says he is deeply concerned about the effects of climate change in the Pacific.
Radio New Zealand International
 
France underlines commitment to "legally binding" agreement at Paris climate summit
Are the UN summit's hosts on a collision course with the Obama administration?
BusinessGreen
 
China Plans a Market for Carbon Permits
China plans to introduce its national market for carbon permit trading in 2016, a government official said on Sunday, adding that Beijing is close to completing rules for what will be the world’s biggest emissions trading program.
Reuters
 
Rich nations have moral duty to help island nations as climate change shifts weather patterns, says World Bank envoy
Small island nations, particularly those in the Pacific, are already experiencing "extreme effects" from global warming, and rich nations including Australia have a "moral responsibility" to help them cope with future unavoidable threats, a senior World Bank executive said.
Sydney Morning Herald
 
Climate change tops UN summit agenda in Samoa
UN conference set to tackle climate and economic issues facing the world's most vulnerable countries.
Al-Jazeera
 
Push for climate change on UN agenda
The world's 52 Small Island Developing States are calling for climate change to be the focus of a major United Nations conference in Samoa this week.
Radio New Zealand International
 
Climate focus at UN small islands summit in Samoa
A major United Nations conference on small island nations began in Samoa on Monday, with the emphasis on helping them survive the pressing challenge posed by climate change.
AFP
 
 
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