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Norway and other sovereign wealth funds pledge to help fight climate change
Norway's PM Erna Solberg and French president Emmanuel Macron at the Élysée Palace on Friday. Photo: Johan Falnes / NTB Scanpix
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Six sovereign wealth funds pledged on Friday to fight climate change at a meeting hosted by Emmanuel Macron, as the French president pushes his "make our planet great again" message.

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large xml file processing The funds -- mainly fed by revenues from the fossil fuels blamed for global warming -- have also promised to publish data on how they are reducing their carbon footprint as many countries across the globe shift to cleaner energy.

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crown princess mette marit affair The funds first agreed to work together on environmental issues at the "One Planet Summit" in France in December, organised by Macron after US President Donald Trump pulled out of the Paris climate accord.

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