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Macron calls for "public finance shock" to curb climate pollution

Speakers blamed major economies for a system that puts profits over fighting poverty and caring for the planet.

Leaders arrive for the opening of the Paris climate finance summit (AN/Quai d'Orsay)

Dozens of world leaders and climate activists wrapped up a Paris summit grasping at new financial solutions for protecting the planet and eliminating poverty.

The central theme of the two-day Summit for a New Global Financial Pact that ended on Friday was how to unleash trillions of dollars for developing nations to fight the climate crisis.

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