France worries their climate summit will be a bust

Global Business

It’s arguably the most important climate change summit ever. A chance to forge a legally-binding deal to curb industrial emissions and stop the planet from overheating according to some. But less than half the 196 participants have submitted their plans for the November meeting. And France, the host, is worried it’s won’t go well. CCTV America’s Owen Fairclough filed this report from Washington

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France worries their climate summit will be a bust

France worries their climate summit will be a bust

It's arguably the most important climate change summit ever. A chance to forge a legally-binding deal to curb industrial emissions and stop the planet from overheating according to some. But less than half the 196 participants have submitted their plans for the November meeting. And France, the host, is worried it's won't go well.
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  • Some business leaders think developing economies cannot continue to grow and lift people out of poverty without fossil fuels. They are flash points that must be resolved if the UN talks this autumn end with a legal and globally binding agreement on preventing climate change.

Nigel Topping on high points of the Paris climate conference

To find out exactly how and why business community is working towards the low carbon economy, Phillip Yin spoke with Nigel Topping – CEO of We Mean Business. The company that is behind these type of big scale climate summits around the globe.

Follow Phillip Yin on Twitter @PhillipTKYin

Nigel Topping on high points of the Paris climate conference

Nigel Topping on high points of the Paris climate conference

To find out exactly how and why business community is working towards the low carbon economy, Phillip Yin spoke with Nigel Topping - CEO of We Mean Business. The company that is behind these type of big scale climate summits around the globe.
Download Video