Climate Fund – level 1
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.
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