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China flexes its muscle as climate talks near end with slow progress

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Brazil should support ambition in the climate deal of the year

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Green Climate Fund simplifies application process for small projects

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has launched a simplified application process to help developing countries get access to funding for small-scale climate projects. In response...

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