UN climate talks get late jolt as nearly 50 poor nations raise the stakes

Published 20:16 on November 18, 2016  /  Last updated at 07:03 on November 19, 2016  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, Climate Talks, EMEA, International  /  No Comments

Nearly 50 of the poorest nations made a joint pledge on Friday to update their national climate plans before 2020 and aim for 100% renewables by 2050, putting pressure on major economies to ratchet up their Paris Agreement contributions at the earliest opportunity.

Nearly 50 of the poorest nations made a joint pledge on Friday to update their national climate plans before 2020 and aim for 100% renewables by 2050, putting pressure on major economies to ratchet up their Paris Agreement contributions at the earliest opportunity.

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