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Germany: Climate change conditions need agreement before Paris to avoid drama - Hollande01:42

Germany: Climate change conditions need agreement before Paris to avoid drama - Hollande

Germany, Berlin
May 19, 2015 at 15:19 GMT +00:00 · Published

French President Francois Hollande said he wants to have all the conditions for an international agreement before the coming climate conference in Paris, and therefore avoid "drama" where heads of state do not find any agreement as "happened in the past," while participating at a meeting upon climate change with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, Tuesday

The preparatory meeting, involving a total of 35 countries, was scheduled ahead of the 2015 United Nations (UN) Climate Change Conference, which will be held in Paris between November 30 and December 11. Hollande shared his goal for the Paris meeting and expressed his hopes to find an agreement to limit the rise in global temperatures to two degrees Celsius (35.6 Fahrenheit) from the pre-industrial period.

He assured that the climate agreement, if reached, would be universal and apply to every country. However, Hollande insisted that developing countries will require commitments of assistance for the implementation of the agreement.

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French President Francois Hollande said he wants to have all the conditions for an international agreement before the coming climate conference in Paris, and therefore avoid "drama" where heads of state do not find any agreement as "happened in the past," while participating at a meeting upon climate change with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, Tuesday

The preparatory meeting, involving a total of 35 countries, was scheduled ahead of the 2015 United Nations (UN) Climate Change Conference, which will be held in Paris between November 30 and December 11. Hollande shared his goal for the Paris meeting and expressed his hopes to find an agreement to limit the rise in global temperatures to two degrees Celsius (35.6 Fahrenheit) from the pre-industrial period.

He assured that the climate agreement, if reached, would be universal and apply to every country. However, Hollande insisted that developing countries will require commitments of assistance for the implementation of the agreement.

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