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The mission of Chatham House is to be a world-leading source of independent analysis, informed debate and influential ideas on how to build a prosperous and secure world for all. Chatham House was founded in 1920 and is based in St James's Square, London. The Chatham House Rule, famous throughout the world for facilitatating free speech and confidentiality at meetings, originated here.

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NEWS: Figueres calls for finance pledges, and progress in tackling climate losses at Warsaw conference

CDKN’s Mairi Dupar reports the key points of a landmark address by Christiana Figueres in London, which looked forward to next month’s global climate negotiations in Poland.

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FEATURE: Establishing Low Carbon Growth in Ethiopia

Rob Bailey of Chatham House reports on how Ethiopia is partnering with China and the EU to develop Low Carbon Zones designed to spur low carbon investment and establish hubs for innovation and technology transfer.

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FEATURE: Postcard from Chatham House – national action on climate change will underpin a global deal

A lively debate among the UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres and participants at the annual Chatham House Conference on Climate Change tackled the thorny question: ‘If a new global climate deal is still some years distant, what are the prospects for climate compatible development now?’