China unveils $3.1bn climate finance pledge

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Observers say superpower's latest pledge is 'gamechanger' for efforts to tackle climate change

The Chinese government has promised to invest $3.1bn in helping developing and vulnerable countries deal with the worst impacts of climate change, such as rising sea levels, floods and drought, in a move...

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