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Climate cure worse than disease for US water stress - study

NEWS: Bioenergy crops need more irrigation and will put pressure on water resources, models show

Learning
Paralysed by uncertainty? Index mooted to solve climate dilemma

NEWS: Setting pace of emissions cuts by observed warming could see off climate policy objections, say UK researchers

Learning
Climate change elevates threat of wildfires

NEWS: Vegetation across the globe is drying and rain patterns wavering as the chance of wildfire spreads in a warming planet

Living
11 events that will shape the 2015 climate deal

NEWS: It’s crunch time. Here are the stepping stones to an international climate change deal 200 nations are expected to sign

Policy
Pope, Arctic and Nevada feature in Obama climate push

NEWS: White House says clean power plan is just start of new climate diplomacy push ahead of Paris summit in December

Policy
Countries agree post-2015 UN sustainable development goals

NEWS: “Urgent action to combat climate change” is part of a draft anti-poverty package gavelled through in New York on Sunday

Policy
UK total energy consumption falls below 1965 levels

ANALYSIS: Britain’s rapidly falling energy consumption spells hope that others could follow a similar path, finds Gerard Wynn

Comment & Analysis, Energy
Obama's new climate plan to boost UN talks, says White House

CRIB NOTES AUGUST 3-7: White House promises “tough” plan, Iran gets hot, oil stocks slump

Breaking News
As climate change bites, Kenya water fund offers hope to farmers

ANALYSIS: Natural infrastructure is boosting Nairobi’s resilience to water extremes, but this approach can struggle to attract investment

Business, Nature
Good practice could get emissions close to 2C levels - study

NEWS: If all countries follow the example of the best in each sector, it brings warming target within reach, say European researchers

Learning
Peabody takes pounding, UN delivers new climate plan

WEEKLY WRAP: Coal and oil producers take a hit, shorter Paris text published, India’s climate plan comes under scrutiny

Breaking News
'Tsunami of litigation' against Obama climate plan will fail, say NGOs

NEWS: Curbs on power plant emissions on solid legal foundation, say legal experts at environmental groups

Comment & Analysis, Energy
UN Security Council hears climate fears of small island states

NEWS: Unusual debate at UN HQ in New York highlights security concerns of world’s most climate vulnerable countries

Policy
Why climate change is humanity’s defining challenge

COMMENT: Maldives foreign secretary addresses UN security council during special session on development in small island states

Comment & Analysis
UK cuts undermining Paris climate talks, say green groups

NEWS: Letter to prime minister warns credibility of country is at stake as UN greenhouse gas cutting deal looms

Policy
Pentagon warns of emergency risk in melting Arctic

NEWS: US Department of Defense is calling for more resources to expand search and rescue capabilities into newly open territory

Learning