Monthly Archives: June 2016

Vidar Helgesen, Norway Minister of Climate and Environment


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Published on Jun 30, 2016

Vidar Helgesen, Norway Minister of Climate and Environment speaks to Climate Home on the sidelines of the 2016 Business and Climate Summit

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Boosting food output can solve health, fiscal, & inflation problems


CCTV Africa

Published on Jun 30, 2016

At present, African states spend $ 35 B every year, importing food they can grow right here on the continent, from elsewhere. If nothing is done to reverse this mass export of capital and jobs by 2030, African states will be spending about $ 100 B, importing food. CCTV’s Ramah Nyang’ spoke to the President of the African Development Bank, and he explained why fixing agricultural output, is vital for jobs creation, poverty eradication, and the future of monetary policy.

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The Paris Climate Deal: An Inside Account of How It Happened


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Published on Feb 26, 2016
Ambassador Laurence Tubiana, France’s Special Representative to the Paris climate change talks last December, spoke publicly for the first time on February 8, 2016 about what it took to orchestrate both the two-week long climate change negotiation session and the agreement that came out of it. The event was co-hosted by the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future and the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University.

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Laurence Tubiana, France climate envoy on Brexit


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Published on Jun 30, 2016

Laurence Tubiana, France climate envoy speaks to Climate Home on the sidelines of the 2016 Business and Climate Summit

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Fixing African agriculture: Several sub-Saharan countries are facing food insecurity


CCTV Africa

Published on Jun 30, 2016

African states spend 35-billion U.S. Dollars a year importing food that could be grown right here on the continent. If nothing is done to reverse this mass export of capital and jobs by 2030, this figure could rise to a-hundred-billion dollars a year. Earlier CCTV’s Ramah Nyang spoke to the president of the African Development Bank and he explains why fixing agricultural output is vital for job creation, poverty eradication, and the future of monetary policy.

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Egypt tries to stem flow of migrants from Europe


CCTV Africa

Published on Jun 30, 2016

Officials in Europe are worried about the growing number of refugees crossing the Mediterranean from Egypt. Experts say around one thousand boats have made the journey so far this year. Cairo has been increasing efforts to stem the flow of migrants across its borders. CCTV’s Adel El Mahrouky has this story.

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South Sea: China’s view on Philippines arbitration case


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Published on Jun 30, 2016

Spokesperson for the Chinese Foreign Ministry, Lu Kang explains how the arbitration is affecting relations between China and the Philippines. As well as how Beijing views interventions from other countries.

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