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Climate change: 'We have to de-carbonise growth'

Rachel Kyte is vice-president of the World Bank and its special envoy on climate change. She is at the forefront of the fight to secure a global commitment to limit greenhouse gas emissions at the Paris Conference on Climate Change later this year. The aim is to cut emissions sufficiently to avoid more than two degrees centigrade of global warming.

Rachel Kyte tells us what she hopes from the Paris conference and outlines the challenges facing China, India and Brazil, as well as businesses. "For business, the future… is that we have to, by 2100, have an economy which is zero net emissions. That means that the economy has to be in balance with the ecosystems of the planet. So we have to de-carbonise growth, as the G7 said, we have to de-carbonise development," she told FRANCE 24’s Robert Parsons.

By Robert PARSONS

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2018-06-15 Sport

Nigeria coach: 'We've managed to build a team that works well together'

As World Cup action continues in Russia, we speak to a globetrotter of international football. Gernot Rohr is a former player for Bayern Munich and Girondins de Bordeaux, plus a...

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2018-06-09 Asia-pacific

'With N. Korea, everything is perfectly sound and rational'

North Korea experts Dorian Malovic and Juliette Morillot have co-written a book in French called "The World According to Kim Jong-un". They have both been to North Korea many...

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2018-06-07 Middle East

Israel's Ehud Barak: 'We must ease the humanitarian situation in Gaza'

In an interview with FRANCE 24, former Israeli PM Ehud Barak reacted to the cancellation of a football match between Israel and Argentina, PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to...

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2018-06-05 Africa

Niger's Issoufou urges countries to 'honour commitments' on migration

In an interview with FRANCE 24 in Paris, Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou discussed migration, the political crisis in Libya and a recent crackdown on protests.

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2018-06-03 Libya

Head of Libya's High Council of State: Paris meeting was 'not a crucial step'

Rival Libyan factions met in Paris last week for talks, where they agreed to hold parliamentary and presidential elections on December 10. President Emmanuel Macron described the...

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