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Carbon pricing winning favour with tiger economies

NEWS: As China readies nationwide carbon trading market, the likes of South Africa and Kazakhstan are developing carbon pricing

Business
Can carbon pricing be a climate saviour?

ANALYSIS: Businesses and top officials in Barcelona for the Carbon Expo support moves to make polluters pay, but don’t expect miracles

Comment & Analysis
Investors worth $12trn call for long term carbon target

NEWS: Chiefs of 120 funds urge G7 finance ministers to back emissions phase-out in Paris climate deal due this December

Business
David Cameron recruits climate hawk for top UK policy post

NEWS: Prime minister appoints Sunday Times columnist and green growth advocate Camilla Cavendish to head up policy unit

Policy
Stop demonising oil and gas companies, says UN climate chief

NEWS: Christiana Figueres tells business leaders efforts by fossil fuel companies to green their operations should be welcomed

Energy
Tropical storms get fiercer with climate change - study

NEWS: Typhoons and hurricanes are getting less frequent with human-caused global warming, but more intense, latest research confirms

Learning
Sense of 'inevitability' over carbon pricing - World Bank climate envoy

NEWS: Greenhouse gas taxes and markets worth some US$50 billion worldwide, says report, with interest growing ahead of Paris climate pact

Policy
Millions of businesses call for zero carbon shift

NEWS: More than 6.5 companies back call on policymakers to set a path to go carbon neutral “well before the end of the century”

Business
Axa to ditch €500m of coal holdings in 2015

NEWS: At Climate Week Paris, French insurer announces biggest fossil fuel divestment push to date, encouraging others to follow

Business, Energy
Climate change threat demands reform to financial system - UNEP

NEWS: ‘Stress tests’ for international finance from rising climate impacts, as UN report calls for banking cultural shift

Business
Low carbon experts mull iconic buildings for green makeovers

ANALYSIS: Notre Dame or a Durban township? Sustainability advocates are divided on the best way to push the energy efficiency message

Living
Shock Antarctic ice loss discovered by European satellite

NEWS: ‘Surprise’ thinning of Antarctic region ice sheet revealed by Cryo-Sat2 after five years of measurements, study finds

Learning
Fossil fuel giants reject calls to keep oil, gas and coal in ground

NEWS: Heads of Statoil, Glencore and Total use Paris summit to register climate concern but dismiss fears assets are dangerous

Energy
El Nino likely to ensure 2015 breaks warming records

ANALYSIS: Rising temperatures linked to phenomenon could add weight to calls for tough new climate deal in Paris this year

Comment & Analysis, Learning
Green Climate Fund says it's funded and open for business

NEWS: Japan delivers $1.5 billion to allow funds for clean energy projects in developing world to start flowing ahead of Paris summit

Business
The Dirty Dozen: the fossil fuel industry's polluting league table

NEWS: Study shows dirtiest publicly-traded energy companies pump out more emissions a year than the US, Japan and Russia combined

Energy
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