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"I'm pretty optimistic" - lead US climate lawyer on Paris talks

INTERVIEW: Susan Biniaz talks to RTCC about six words that made the US-China climate pact and working towards a Paris deal

Policy
Development goals at stake in new UN disaster risk deal

INTERVIEW: Head of UN’s risk reduction body tells RTCC proposed deal will underpin climate treaty and sustainable development goal

Policy
Obama and Modi promise to back strong UN climate pact

NEWS: Leaders present cooperation package covering clean energy, nuclear, air pollution and Paris climate summit

Policy
Arctic still profitable despite $50 oil - Statoil

NEWS: Norwegian oil major rebuts notion that Greenland withdrawal is evidence of “carbon bubble”

Energy
Ban Ki-moon: Lack of focus on green investment "troubling"

NEWS: UN chief confident “robust” climate deal will be delivered in Paris but demands end to high carbon infrastructure projects

Policy
Hollande calls for global "solidarity" in fight against climate change

NEWS: French president calls for global alliance of political leaders, businessmen and NGOs ahead of UN Paris conference

Policy
Doomsday clock: climate and nuclear arsenals push disaster closer

BLOG: Scientists say combination of rising emissions and expanding nuclear capabilities are making Earth more dangerous

Blog
UN ready to receive national climate plans for 2015 deal

NEWS: UN’s climate body launches website for countries to submit their contributions to Paris treaty

Policy
Modi to seek US backing for India clean energy development

ANALYSIS: Carbon cuts unlikely to be on agenda at key US-India meeting, but discussions will focus on access to green energy technologies

Comment & Analysis
Queenslanders urged to 'vote for the reef' not coal

NEWS: Next week’s state election critical for Galilee Basin coal mines, the Great Barrier Reef and the climate

Policy
Climate still seen as niche issue at World Economic Forum

INTERVIEW: Debate over slashing carbon emissions is not breaking into wider economic conversations, warns World Bank climate chief

Policy
European lawmakers fail to approve carbon market reforms

NEWS: Future of the EU flagship climate policy remains uncertain after inconclusive industrial committee vote

Policy
State Department asks Disney for climate change Frozen spin-off

NEWS: US Arctic representative in talks with film executives over educational climate project starring Frozen characters

Living
Sea level rise faster than feared, say scientists

NEWS: Harvard researchers find that there has been an almost threefold annual increase in global sea levels over the last quarter of a century

Learning
US Senate agrees climate change is not a hoax, but split on causes

NEWS: Nearly half of all top lawmakers in Washington DC reject latest climate science and deny human link to warming temperatures

Policy
Fate of EU carbon market hangs in the balance

NEWS: European lawmakers vote on critical reforms to the emissions trading system on Thursday

Policy