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British Government praises progress towards first global climate deal 26.09.14

The British Government has announced that world leaders at the UN’s global warming summit are already making significant progress towards the first ever global agreement to combat climate change.

More than 120 world leaders met in New York this week to kick off an intensive 15 months of intergovernmental negotiations aimed at delivering the first ever global climate agreement. This will culminate in a global assembly in Paris in December 2015.

Energy and Climate Change Minister Amber Rudd said: “I know a good deal when I see one, and that’s what we hope to achieve in Paris next year. For our climate change agreement to be lasting and successful it must result in long-term economic stability and growth for everyone. The move to a green economy offers great opportunity but this can only come if world leaders unite to provide certainty, clarity and confidence.”

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