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Talks aim to turn climate plan into action

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>> Work starting in Bonn Monday to turn the climate deal struck in Paris into working policy. More than a 160 countries have already signed the agreement to shift the world economy away from fossil fuels. Supposedly keeping the average global temperature rise well below two degrees, but how it's implemented is still to be worked out.
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Delegates at the U.N. Climate Change Secretariat have two weeks to pave the way for the next climate change talks in Marrakesh and a new boss leading them. Former Mexican Foreign Minister Patricia Espinosa takes over even as the U.N. says the Paris deal is too weak to work. Its goal is limiting the worst effects of climate change, more droughts, floods, heat waves, and rising sea levels, no easy task, but at least momentum is in their favor.