Turkey sharpens climate policy at UN talks

December 2014
Journal of Turkish Weekly;12/15/2014, p1
Academic Journal
The article discusses Turkey's effort to make progress towards reaching a global pact with United Nations to curb climate change. Topics include an agreement to curb global temperatures from rising, reduction in the greenhouse gas emissions and boosting of renewable energy by investing in solar and nuclear sources.


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