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WBR: Climate talks hit by oil price slide? 01 Dec 14

December 1st, 2014

Episode 106 of 1091 episodes

Key climate change talks are taking place in Lima, Peru - will 10,000 delegates from almost 200 countries come to a lasting deal on cutting emissions? And what impact will the falling price of oil have on the negotiations? Meanwhile, there are concerns that the slump in oil values could lead to mass bankruptcies in the US shale oil and gas sector, potentially leading to another global financial crisis. Protests hit the streets of France - this time it's business groups marching to see the end of red tape. And Lucy Kellaway takes issue with coffee-based chats.

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