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May 17, 2016
New UN climate talks aim at fleshing out Paris deal
Bonn (AFP) May 16, 2016
Five months after ushering in a landmark climate deal, diplomats kicked off a new round of talks Monday tasked with converting a political blueprint into a workable plan. "The whole world is united in its commitment to the global goals embodied in the Paris Agreement," the UN's outgoing climate chief, Christiana Figueres, told the 196-nation UN climate body at the start of a 10-day session in Bonn. "Now we must design the details of the path to the safe, prosperous and climate-neutral future to ... read more

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