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132 Countries Storm Out of UN Climate Talks

Poor countries pulled out of the United Nations climate talks during a fight over transferring wealth from richer countries to fight global warming.

The G77 and China bloc led 132 poor countries in a walk out during talks about “loss and damage” compensation for the consequences of global warming that countries cannot adapt to, like Typhoon Haiyan. The countries that left claim to have the support of other coalitions of poor nations, including the Least Developed Countries, the Alliance of Small Island States and the Africa Group...

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Climate Con Artists Blame Typhoon Haiyan On Climate Change

"We can fix this. We can stop this madness. Right now, right here," Sano told delegates in Warsaw as he pleaded for action on climate change.

He echoed words from Christiana Figueres, head of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change.

"The recent very painful events of cyclone Haiyan ... have reminded the countries gathered here ... of the urgency of coming to a resolution of how all countries are going to collaborate with each other to address climate change in a timely manner," she told the conference...

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