Climate Fund – level 1

05-11-2019 07:00

Poor countries cannot care about the environment very well. They do not have good technologies. Twenty-seven rich countries meet at a conference in Paris. They want to help the poorer countries.

They agree to pay almost $10 billion to a special fund. The US and Australia do not want to help. The US President, Donald Trump, wants to pay less money than in the past. A climate organization criticizes the US and Australia.

The boss of the fund says that this is bad news. He hopes to get more money. He hopes to make a bigger fund in the future.

Difficult words: environment (the natural world), fund (the money which somebody saves and then uses it for something special), criticize (to say that something is bad).

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