Rich countries have committed to providing money to developing countries for low-carbon energy, such as this solar farm in India, and to adapt to the effects of climate change.
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Any progress on global climate aid must overcome the long-standing North-South divide on economic development and environmental protection.
Hard decisions must be made, and commitments must be backed up by concrete action at this year’s climate conference in Morocco.
The Paris climate conference made key plans to avert global warming. The conference in Morocco will hope to put these plans in action.
The Paris climate summit was historic as a political achievement but it's not clear how and when the hard problems of emission cuts and climate finance get tackled.
It can be hard to know how best to adapt to climate change.
Projects to help people adapt to climate change are essential. But no one really knows how much to spend, or even how to tell which projects are working.
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Construction of a dam in Ethiopia which the country hopes will increase its hydropower energy output.
Ethiopia is a country particularly vulnerable to climate change. It will hope to attract climate finance at CoP21 to help battle the effects of climate change.
It’s rumoured that Bill Gates will announce a new multi-billion dollar fund for clean energy research and development on the opening day of COP21. The New York Times is hinting that Gates may be using…