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Why the Paris Climate Summit Matters to Africa

Senior politicians from around the world have congregated in Paris this week to thrash out details of a global climate agreement at the 21st Conference of the Parties -- or COP21.

African negotiators hope for a deal that commits industrialized countries to limiting their carbon emissions and preventing catastrophic global warming, and which makes resources available for those countries already on the frontline of climate change.

Pablo Tosco/Oxfam


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