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14 July 2010

Climate change needs private aid

A pledge by rich nations to provide as much as $100 billion a year in climate-related aid to developing countries by 2020 may depend in part on the generosity of private donors.

A pledge by rich nations in Copenhagen to provide as much as
$100 billion a year of climate-related aid to developing countries
by 2020 may depend in part on the generosity of private donors and
other non-governmental sources.

The panel also includes billionaire George Soros, White House
economic adviser Lawrence Summers, the president of Guyana and
ministers from Britain, France, Mexico, Singapore and South Africa.

 
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