Commonwealth leaders pledge to pursue 1.5C temperature goal

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Flurry of green announcements from London Summit ends with renewed pledge to 'pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels'

The green theme that ran through last week's Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London continued to the end of the summit with the final communique committing all 53 member states to redoubling...

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