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Global climate talks move to Marrakesh: Here's what they need to achieve

  • Written by Adil Najam, Dean, Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University
imageGlobal climate negotiators come to Marrakesh to talk about how to transfer money from rich to poor countries for climate adaptation, among other issues. leungchitak/flickr, CC BY-ND

Even though evidence on an ever-worsening global climate keeps pouring in with alarming frequency, the last 12 months have, in fact, been a relatively good year for...

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