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Australian faces free trade agreement pressure to cut emissions
By Online Editor
10:46 pm GMT+12, 24/03/2019, Australia
The French officials' comments come at a sensitive time because Australia is currently negotiating a free trade agreement with the European Union, which EU negotiator Helena Konig and French President Emanuel Macron have said must include a clause requiring full implementation of the Paris agreement…
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USP graduates first PhD in Climate Change
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Melanesian Spearhead Group Observer Group commences preparations in Honiara
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French ambassador to Vanuatu stood down amid assault probe
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