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ADP Co-chairs Daniel Reifsnyder (left) and Ahmed Djoghlaf (center) say their negotiation work is difficult but worth it. "We only have one planet, you know," Reifsnyder says. "We have to protect it."
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May 11, 2015 It's a nightmarish job: No exercise or fresh air and little food and sleep for days at a time, all in an effort to persuade 200 countries to save Earth's climate and the planet. Can they do it?
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Country representatives listen to opening remarks at the start of the United Nations' Conference of the Parties on Climate Change in Lima, Peru.
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December 4, 2014 Unlike the 1997 Kyoto treaty, the plan on the negotiating table in Lima this week asks every country, developed and developing, to limit carbon emissions. Each nation would set its own target.
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December 8, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the European debt crisis, and actress Kyra Sedgwick talks about the closing of her series, The Closer. In the second hour, developments from the world climate conference, and a look at how people and places are changing in the face of economic hardship.
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