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Latest update : 2015-12-14

A turning point? Climate change talks go down to the wire

It's day 12 and we've officially passed the deadline for concluding a UN climate change deal in Paris. With so much at stake it's little surprise that we've gone into extra time...But the big surprises could come in the final document, due to be unveiled Saturday morning. How ambitious a deal can we expect? Will it be a turning point for the planet? Our special edition of The Debate comes live from the COP21 climate conference at Le Bourget in Paris.

Produced by Charles Wente and Chris Davis

By François PICARD

Our guests

Radoslav DIMITROV

Bulgarian Delegation member

Meena RAMAN

Climate Change Coordinator, Third World Network

Safa' AL JAYOUSSI

Head, Climate and Energy Campaign IndyACT

Mieczyslaw OSTOJSKI

Advisor, Polish Environment Ministry

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2017-11-23 Fatah

Palestinian Reconciliation: Will Fatah, Hamas agreement succeed?

The two leading Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas have agreed to hold general elections by the end of 2018. The decision is being seen by some as a milestone since the last...

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2017-11-22 Lebanon

Hard bargaining: Lebanon prime minister returns and suspends resignation

Two weeks after he stunned everyone by announcing from Saudi Arabia that he was quitting, Saad Hariri finally returned to Beirut to tender his resignation to the country's...

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2017-11-21 Libya

Enslaved in Libya: What to do about exploited African migrants?

A slave auction - in 2017. The video aired last week on CNN, confirming what had come out in a long string of reports and testimony: that Libyans were preying on sub-Saharan...

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2017-11-20 Germany

Has Merkel still got it? German chancellor weakened as coalition talks collapse

Should the rest of Europe worry? Germany's president called on cooler heads to prevail after he received Angela Merkel the day after coalition talks collapsed. She's still in the...

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2017-11-16 COP23

Clearing the air: How to make Paris climate agreement stick?

The planet's getting warmer, faster; China's carbon emissions are back on the rise; India's capital is blanketed in what feels like record smog; and the United States is not only...

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