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Web Date: December 17, 2009

U.S. Pledges Climate Change Funds For Developing World

Climate Change: Contribution would be part of $100 billion annually from industrialized world by 2020
Department: Government & Policy | Collection: Climate Change
News Channels: Environmental SCENE
Keywords: climate change

The U.S. will join with other industrialized countries in providing $100 billion a year in climate-related assistance to the developing world by 2020, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced today.

Clinton spoke in Copenhagen at the penultimate day of a two-week U.N. meeting on climate change, where negotiators were feverishly working to complete a global agreement.

Her announcement marks an important move in the U.S. position in the international arena. It addresses a major concern . . .

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