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Development Policy 05-03-2015

France helps Fiji with COP 21 contribution

The world’s poorest countries will have access to financial aid from several donors, including France, to help them implement projects to cut their greenhouse gas emissions. The EU is encouraging other member states to participate, ahead of the Paris Climate Conference in December 2015. EURACTIV France reports
Climate change 30-01-2015

Jerzy Buzek: COP 20 ‘was no breakthrough’

Despite progress made, the UN climate conference in Lima last December did not produce any breakthrough, says Jerzy Buzek. Without the joint effort of developed and developing countries, it will be impossible to find an international agreement on climate change, he warns.
Energy 16-01-2015

Some coal plant exports should get financial aid, says EU policy paper

European makers of equipment for coal-fired power plants should receive financial help to export it, an EU discussion paper seen by Reuters says, in a clash with the bloc's declared aim to lead the global fight against climate change.
Ronan Dantec is a French senator and environmentalist.

French senator: ‘Do not forget about development’ in climate negotiations

Ronan Dantec is a Europe Ecology - The Greens senator for the Loire-Atlantique department in France and the environment spokesman for United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), the global cities' network. He is campaigning to merge the international negotiations on climate change and sustainable development. 

Le Pen launches ‘patriotic’ environmental movement

Marine Le Pen's National Front has launched the "New Ecology" movement. The French nationalist party's take on environmental activism will include opposing international climate negotiations and promoting nuclear energy. EURACTIV France reports

Lima climate change talks reach global warming agreement

International negotiators at the Lima climate change talks have agreed on a plan to fight global warming that would for the first time commit all countries to cutting their greenhouse gas emissions. 
Development Policy 12-12-2014

Global North-South divide shows signs of closing at Lima COP

The first donations from developing countries to the Green Climate Fund mark the modest beginnings of change in the relationship between North and South in the fight against climate change. EURACTIV France reports

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