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Meet the man willing to spend millions to convince Elon Musk to dump Trump.

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A day for celebration and protest.

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Trump policy advisers, split over Paris accord, will debate US role in pact.

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Understanding climate risks makes us all less vulnerable.

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Climate funds for world’s poorest slow to materialise.

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Rich countries urged to honor climate pledges.

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