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Fabious on climate change: "Not there yet"

Saturday, December 05, 2015 - 00:59

As negotiations to agree on a draft text for a climate change deal continue, climate protesters say the 2.0 degree warming target is not enough. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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A deal is still in the works at the Paris climate summit. Demonstrators are calling on lawmakers -- saying that a 2 degree warming target is not enough. And chief negotiator Laurent Fabuis of France says that are not there yet anyway. (SOUNDBITE) (French) CLIMATE CONFERENCE PRESIDENT, LAURENT FABIUS, SAYING: "What are the conclusions we can draw at this stage? First, as we say in French though I don't know what the English translation will be, we're not there yet." Fabius repeatedly declined to discuss areas of disagreement and the executive secretary of the UN said there was not one subject which was holding things up. But negotiators say they are in a better position than they were at the last major summit in Copenhagen in 2009 where talks ended in chaos

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Fabious on climate change: "Not there yet"

Saturday, December 05, 2015 - 00:59