Christiana Figueres: Countries Need To Deepen Commitments To Cutting CO2 Emissions

AMSTERDAM — The agreements reached at a global conference this month to help poor countries cope with climate change exceeded expectations but need to be followed up, the U.N.’s top climate official said Monday.Christiana Figueres, hea…

AMSTERDAM — The agreements reached at a global conference this month to help poor countries cope with climate change exceeded expectations but need to be followed up, the U.N.’s top climate official said Monday.

Christiana Figueres, head of the U.N. climate change secretariat, said all countries, especially in the industrial world, need to deepen their commitments to cut greenhouse gases and to quickly launch new funds to help developing countries adapt to global warming.

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