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US, EU seek a weakened Loss and Damage in Paris agreement

US President Barack Obama

Ask vulnerable countries to explicitly give up the right to raise issues of compensation and liability in future The US, EU and some other developed countries have demanded that poor and vulnerable countries commit at Paris that they shall never ask for compensation or hold rich nations liable for the inevitable loss and damage in coming years. Business Standard accessed ...

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We need a legally binding agreement in Paris, African ministers insist


African Ministers for Environment (AMCEN) held a high-level meeting at the Africa Pavilion at the on-going climate change conference in Paris, France. The ministers from Africa’s 54 nations were briefed on the status of the 21st Session of the Conference of Parties (COP21) and key points which they should focus on in the penultimate session of the discussions. Speaking to ...

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French envoy laments Nigeria’s inability to submit INDC


France has frowned at Nigeria’s inability to submit its Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) ahead of the 1st October 2015 deadline. Stephane Gompertz, France’s Ambassador for Climate Change, who was in Abuja recently, wondered why Nigeria, a major stakeholder in the 2015 Paris climate talks, is yet to submit its climate action plan. The ambassador stated that every country is supposed ...

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