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Graduation from the UN group of least developed countries is usually seen as a win, but Angola deferred the move after oil exports plummeted...

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Donald Trump’s latest appointments: The president-elect’s EPA head may not believe in climate change

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

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