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Brexit turmoil means UK government must lead on climate

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No finance plan for climate change victims in draft UN decision

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‘Sometimes I get intimidated’: first-timers at UN climate talks

Thirty young people from developing countries have won grants to attend UN climate change talks in Bonn, Germany, this year. Funded by the German government, the Global...

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‘Sometimes I get intimidated’: first-timers at UN climate talks

Thirty young people from developing countries have won grants to attend UN climate change talks in Bonn, Germany, this year. Funded by the German government, the Global...

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