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UN fund approves its first climate aid for poor nations

The GCF said in a statement its board had approved USD 168 million (155 million euros) for eight projects in countries.

Hollande calls for stronger role of Green Climate Fund

 The UN financial mechanism Green Climate Fund (GCF) should play stronger role in helping developing countries trim global warming, French President Francois Hollande has said.

China welcomes Brazil's emission reduction goal

 Top polluter China today welcomed Brazil's pledge to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 37 per cent by 2025 from 2005 baseline level as part of its contribution to a pact to fight global warming.

China pledges $3 bn to fight climate change

 China has pledged $3 billion to help other developing countries combat climate change.

Climate fund for developing nations to be launched soon: UN

Speaking at the UN Climate Conference, Co-Chair of the Green Climate Fund board, Manfred Konukiewitz today said that the Fund is on target and will soon be ready to help developing countries foster climate-friendly development.