After this week’s historic climate change pact with China, the Obama administration will have another post-midterm election opportunity to demonstrate to the world its determination to continue leading in the fight against climate change.
The occasion will be a formal pledging conference in Berlin for the Green Climate Fund (GCF).
World leaders agreed to create the GCF in the 2009 Copenhagen Accord as a mechanism to combat global climate change by helping developing countries to achieve sustainable economic growth while enhancing their resilience to climate impacts.
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Director, International Climate Policy