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Sweden rated as 'world's greenest country'

NEWS: New report ranks countries’ green performance, next to how well they’re perceived to be performing

We need more transparency on climate finance

COMMENT: A 2015 climate deal must ensure clear accountability over levels of rich to poor funding, says Ecudaor’s lead climate envoy

Comment & Analysis
Europe's new "energy union" leader talks tough on Russia

NEWS: Maros Sefocovic promises a “more assertive” energy policy and to continue EU leadership in climate negotiations

UK calls for aggressive ETS reform ahead of EU2030 deal

NEWS: The carbon market must be reformed quickly to support the 2030 climate goals due to be agreed this week, argues UK

Bonn climate talks: Four steps to support the world’s most vulnerable

ANALYSIS: What are the key issues with which negotiators will be grappling during this round of UN talks in Bonn?

Comment & Analysis
Arctic ice melt sends Alaskan temperatures soaring by 7C

NEWS: Scientists in the northern Alaska outpost of Barrow have linked 7C temperature rise to the decline in Arctic sea ice

Sahel faces food crisis as population surges towards one billion

NEWS: Human numbers are rising in one of the world’s driest regions, but harvest levels could suffer from climate change

Loss and damage: a guide for the confused

ANALYSIS: What is loss and damage? How does it work? And why do poor countries care so much?

Calls for deeper carbon cuts as EU debates 2030 climate deal

NEWS: Experts urge ambition ahead of European Council meeting to sign off the EU’s 2030 climate and energy framework on Thursday and Friday

UN's Green Fund says all obstacles for pledges now removed

NEWS: Executive director hails Barbados meeting as start of an era for GCF, expects US$10 billion by end of 2014

UN climate talks in Bonn: Day 1

LIVE BLOG: Negotiators meet in Bonn for the final round of talks ahead of Lima in December

UN climate talks to test New York summit gains

NEWS: Diplomats from over 190 countries gather to work on plans for 2015 emissions reduction agreement

Brazilian tribesman takes his forest message global

INTERVIEW: As Brazil’s government goes cool on forest protection, an indigenous leader speaks up for his people’s role

Global shipping emissions set to rise unchecked

NEWS: Greenhouse gas emissions from shipping will rise up to 250% by 2050, finds study, as the UN fails to regulate the sector

Julia Gillard: Tony Abbott's climate policies are a "con"

NEWS: Former PM launches blistering critique of current leader in autobiography account of Australia’s carbon tax battle

Qingdao prepares China's 8th regional carbon market

NEWS: A Chinese city of 9 million people is getting in on emissions trading, despite being left out of an official pilot programme