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Development banks including the World Bank have pledged an additional $15 billion a year by 2020 to fight climate change, taking the world closer to the clutch target of $100 billion, officials said Friday. Just two months before key UN climate talks in Paris, world leaders are scrambling to reach the magic number of $100 billion in funding to help vulnerable nations cope with the impact of climate change. The World Bank announced it would increase climate financing from 21 percent of its total funding to 28 percent in 2020.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — SeaWorld says denying orcas' their ability to breed is cruel, but it was unclear Friday whether the corporation will fight such a ban at its California park and risk further hurting attendance.