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Coverage on Durban climate deal

For analysis and commentary on the outcome from Durban, you may want to  have a look at the following links – we're copying many of them from Carbon Brief’s always useful and interesting daily e-newsletter: see here for more

There is a lot of analysis in the Guardian (see also here, and here), articles from the BBC, and also the very good The Conversation website.

For NGO views see: GreenpeaceFriends of the Earth and WWF. The Confederation of British Industries comment briefly here while Business Green gives more detailed green business-oriented analysis here.

The full text of the Platform agreement can be found here.

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While some of the food system challenges facing humanity are local, in an interconnected world, adopting a global perspective is essential. Many environmental issues, such as climate change, need supranational commitments and action to be addressed effectively. Due to ever increasing global trade flows, prices of commodities are connected through space; a drought in Romania may thus increase the price of wheat in Zimbabwe.

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