COP21: Paris Summit kicks off with flurry of climate and R&D funding pledges

Madeleine Cuff
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World powers promise to double clean energy funding, while business leaders are expected to announce a major new commitment to fund high-risk clean energy technologies

Major world powers, including the US, UK, China, Brazil, India and South Africa, have pledged to double funding in clean technology research and development to $20bn over the next five years. Mission...

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