US$100bn needed to ensure climate talks succeed

Francois Hollande. (Credits: Pierre Albouy)

Key climate change talks in Paris are bound to fail unless US$100 billion is found to make an agreement happen, President Francois Hollande of France said Friday.

The warning came during a speech by the French statesman to the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Geneva.

In addition to the funding issue, President Hollande said that many more countries needed to step up with concrete proposals that will stop the planet from warming up.

Here's Daniel Johnson's report.

Duration: 1’38″

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