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African ministers call for investment in Great Green Wall to aid Covid-19 recovery

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Europe faces human rights test case – Climate Weekly

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There will be no ‘green recovery’ for poor countries without loss and damage finance

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Countries promise green recovery at Japanese virtual summit, keep quiet on fossil bailouts

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