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Marshall Islands offer plan to green vast shipping fleet

NEWS: Foreign minister says UN leadership needed to ensure all flagged carriers adopt tougher carbon cutting regulations

Obama: Climate change can no longer be denied or ignored

VIDEO: US president says science on climate is clear in 2015 Earth Day address, calls for Congress support for clean energy and emission cutting policies

UK election: Labour and Liberal Democrats offer real climate ambition

COMMENT: The UK’s leading left-wing party has sound plans for the climate, argues Stephen Tindale, but should reject airport expansion

Comment & Analysis
London academics rise in support of divestment campaign

NEWS: Staff at SOAS and UCL write to governing bodies urging them to ditch nearly £20 million in oil, gas and coal holdings

How three coastal cities are rising to the climate challenge

BLOG: From Rotterdam in the Netherlands to Tarakan in Indonesia, coastal cities must deal with rising sea levels and extreme weather threats

UN chief to address Vatican climate change summit

NEWS: Meeting of top Catholic officials, scientists and economists to lay foundations for upcoming Papal Encyclical on environment in June

Australia's climate plans probed by UN partners

NEWS: World’s biggest emitters call out inadequate pollution-cutting targets as nations vet power of pledges to rein in global warming

World Bank cash for fossil fuels: The worst kind of hypocrisy

COMMENT: Increasing support for coal and other climate polluting energy sources undermines the World Bank’s credibility on climate change

Comment & Analysis
India considers twin-track climate plans towards UN deal

ANALYSIS: Insiders hint radical carbon cuts unlikely, with Delhi depending on global support to clean energy supply

Comment & Analysis
Ocean acidification triggered mass extinctions 252 million years ago

NEWS: The biggest extinction ever known on Earth resulted from oceans turned acid by CO2, the main gas driving human-caused climate change today

Polar bears hit by twin threats of pollution and climate change

NEWS: Plastic waste, toxic pollutants and climate adding pressures on polar bears in Arctic say researchers

UN: Gold, timber and ivory plunder stokes Congo conflict

NEWS: Billion-dollar smuggling trade propping up rebel groups in war-torn east of vast African country, reveals report

India hostility to HFC phase-out thaws, submits plans to UN

NEWS: Analysts hail historic shift in tone as Modi government accepts need to radically cut use of “super greenhouse gases”

Climate deals make 2015 ‘biggest year since 1945’, says UN envoy

NEWS: Busy schedule to update Millennium Development Goals and finalise global CO2 pact make 2015 most important of post-war period, says Mary Robinson

Fracking: what is the British government trying to hide?

COMMENT: Decisions over the onshore drilling for gas and oil need to be taken with all the facts at our disposal, not pushed through Parliament in a rush

Comment & Analysis
Investors urge US regulator to force action on climate risk

NEWS: Exxon Mobil, Chevron and Canadian Natural Resources are failing to consider threat to their business, warn investors worth US$2trn