$100bn? A drop in the ocean, says climate campaigner Amina Mohammed

Nigeria’s environment minister says the international community must prove it is serious about meeting climate change’s financing challenge

Nigeria’s new environment minister, Amina Mohammed, was hailed this month as one of the world’s leading female “climate warriors” in the fight against global warming in a Vogue magazine photoshoot. She could, however, be forgiven for feeling a little battle-weary.

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from Sustainable development | The Guardian
via http://www.theguardian.com/global-development-professionals-network/2015/dec/11/100bn-a-drop-in-the-ocean-says-climate-campaigner-amina-mohammed

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