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US, Japan pledge US$4.5b to UN's Green Climate Fund

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The leaders of the world's most powerful economies threw their support behind the GCF at the end of their two-day G-20 Summit in Brisbane.

Brisbane

IN another boost for the Green Climate Fund (GCF), Japan on Sunday announced it will contribute up to US$1.5 billion to the United Nations- backed fund.

The move came a day after US President Barack Obama unveiled a US$3 billion pledge to the same fund, aimed at mitigating