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Obama must deliver at climate fundraiser in Berlin
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Obama must deliver at climate fundraiser in Berlin

Pete Ogden and Gwynne Taraska write about the importance of supporting the Green Climate Fund.

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.

The above excerpt was originally published in Responding to Climate Change. Click here to view the full article.

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Pete Ogden

Senior Fellow

Gwynne Taraska

Director, International Climate Policy