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UN summit rides Paris accord momentum

Roadmap is clear from Marrakech onwards.

Many countries now view tackling global warming as in the national self-interest and see, for instance, that expanding domestic sources of renewable energy increases energy security.

The 2016 annual UN climate change conference began on Monday in Africa. The mood of the important event in Marrakech will be high given that the landmark Paris global climate treaty, agreed last December in a diplomatic breakthrough, came into effect on Nov 4.

The speed with which the...

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