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The much-awaited COP21 climate conference will start next Monday at Paris-Le Bourget. France’s Ambassador for Climate Change, Laurence Tubiana, is in the hospital with appendicitis. Tubiana should recover quickly enough. Maybe not for the heavy dinner planned on Sunday night at the Elysée, but at least in time to have tea on Monday, when the… » read more

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France, the hosts of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP21), will use next week’s meeting of EU finance ministers to try to get the oft-delayed Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) moving, and some of its future revenue earmarked for climate finance.

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