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Citizens' Climate Convention meets to adopt proposals

Opening of the Citizens' Climate Convention, during which its members will adopt 150 proposals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while respecting social justice. Some are present at the Iena Palace in Paris, others follow it by videoconference.
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