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UN climate deal in Paris may be graveyard for 2 degree goal

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 05:50
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Ms Figueres says governments need to change their attitudes towards a low-carbon economy.

Washington

THE UN's Paris climate conference, designed to reach a plan for curbing global warming, may instead become the graveyard for its defining goal: to stop temperatures rising more than 2 deg C above pre-industrial levels.

Achieving the 2C target has been the driving force