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The United States will double the amount of money it gives out in grants for developing countries to help fight the effects of climate change.

In an announcement from Paris Wednesday morning, Secretary of State John Kerry said the U.S. would start spending $800 million per year in grants to developing countries that are vulnerable to the effects of climate change by 2020.

"We will not leave the most vulnerable nations among us to, quite literally, weather the storm alone," Kerry said.

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