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Cheers as ‘ambitious, balanced’ draft climate agreement unveiled

Updated December 12, 2015 23:59:22 Photo: French foreign minister Laurent Fabius receives applause after delivering an ‘ambitious’ draft climate deal. (AFP: Miguel Medina) France has submitted a proposed 195-nation accord to curb emissions of the heat-trapping gases that threaten to wreak havoc on Earth’s climate system. Key points: Draft climate deal would limit global warming…


Shorten calls for ambitious targets as climate talks get underway in Paris

By Brigid Andersen Posted November 30, 2015 22:45:44 Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has referred to as for ambitious climate targets to be set as world leaders collect in Paris for the United Nations Climate Conference. Mr Shorten spoke to Lateline from Paris as the talks got underway and mentioned nations that did not take strong…