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on January 18, 2017 in World News

Days before Trump’s inauguration, State Dept. sends $500 million to United Nations climate fund

By Chris Mooney This story has been updated. With just three days until President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, the State Department on Tuesday announced a half-billion-dollar contribution to the United Nations’ Green Climate Fund, part of $3 billion the United States has promised to the fund under President Obama. That’s on top of another $500 million transferred last March, meaning the United States has now sent $1 billion to the fund, or a third of the president’s pledge. “The Green Climate Fund is a critical tool that helps catalyze billions of dollars in public and private investment in countries dealing not only with the...

By Chris Mooney This story has been updated. With just three days until President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, the State Department on Tuesday announced a half-billion-dollar contribution to the United Nations’ Green Climate Fund, part of $3 billion the United States has promised...

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