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UN official praises "huge progress" in fight against climate change
The world has made huge progress in its fight against climate change in the past five or six years, UN climate talks chief said on Wednesday.
La note d’espoir de Christine Lagarde à Lima
La directrice générale du Fonds monétaire international (FMI), Christine Lagarde, et le président de la Banque mondiale, Jim Yong Kim, ont donné, jeudi 8 octobre, le coup d’envoi officiel des assemblées annuelles de leurs institutions, en Amérique latine pour la première fois depuis quarante-neuf ans et dans un contexte de croissance affaiblie et de lutte contre le dérèglement climatique.
Le Monde
IMF chief seeks climate breakthrough at Lima meet
Christine Lagarde calls on governments to back carbon pricing, slash fossil fuel subsidies as finance leaders gather in Peru
Climate Home
Twenty nations vulnerable to climate change seek more action
Twenty of the countries most vulnerable to climate change, from the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan to the Pacific island nation of Tuvalu, will form a new group on Thursday to press for tougher action to curb warming.
Las naciones más vulnerables al cambio climático crean el 'Bloque V20'
Ministros de 20 países vulnerables al cambio climático lanzaron este jueves en Lima el Bloque V20 para reunir recursos que les permitan combatir el impacto del calentamiento global en sus territorios.
La Republica
China says must make $315 billion - $630 billion green investments per year
China must make green investments of between 2 trillion and 4 trillion yuan ($315-630 billion) per year over the next five years, but the government can only cover 15 percent of that, China's central bank deputy governor, Yi Gang, said on Thursday.
Pressure grows for global climate cash to help hard-hit poor
As finance ministers from 20 developing states agreed on Thursday to work on boosting funding for climate action, officials and experts called for more finance to protect the world's poor from the effects of global warming.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
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