Bainimarama calls for new emissions target at the UN

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Fiji's prime minister has made a renewed call for a more ambitious target for reducing global carbon emissions at the UN General Assembly in New York.

In his address on Thursday Frank Bainimarama urged world leaders to be more ambitious than the two degrees target set in Paris in 2015.

Mr Bainimarama is to take on the presidency of the Conference of Parties on Climate Change with the assistance of Germany at the 23rd meeting in Bonn in November.

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Source: Radio New Zealand International