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How are Rwanda, Ethiopia and Bangladesh preparing for climate change?

ANALYSIS: Better information and more financial support essential for poor countries to prepare for future impacts, say IIED

Comment & Analysis
Ed Miliband: Copenhagen was necessary failure on road to Paris

NEWS: Some failures to be expected when trying to achieve difficult and important tasks, argues UK Labour leader

Policy
India and China agree to discuss HFC cuts under Montreal Protocol

NEWS: Delhi and Beijing drop opposition to talks on limiting use of climate-warming gases used in refrigeration

Policy
Canada pledges $265m to Green Climate Fund

NEWS: Harper government fulfils promise to help developing countries address climate impacts

Business
October 2014 'warmest on record' - NOAA

NEWS: US weather agency says October 2014 broke all the records – and that the year is on track to be the hottest ever

Learning
Shell boss hopes US-China climate deal will “reinvigorate” UN talks

NEWS: Ben van Beurden calls for gas and renewables to replace coal, argues Shell wants to be part of solution to climate challenge

Business, Energy
Climate frontline: RTCC celebrates three years following UN talks

BLOG: Editor Ed King reflects on a lively 36 months at the helm, as countries edge towards agreement on tackling global warming

Blog, Comment & Analysis
Amazon targets 100% renewable energy goal

NEWS: After Greenpeace slammed environmental record, company pledges to go green

Energy
Green Climate Fund: who promised what?

NEWS: US, UK, France, Germany joined by Mongolia, Monaco and Panama among others as fund tops $9 billion

Business
Green Climate Fund sees $9.3bn pledged at Berlin summit

NEWS: UN climate chief hails contributions, saying it is one of the “wisest investments in the 21st century”

Business
UK offers $1.1 billion to Green Climate Fund

NEWS: London’s commitment more than France and Germany despite strong domestic opposition

Business
Green Queen signs up to UK carbon-cutting club

NEWS: British monarchy joins National Trust carbon cutting club to make its palaces greener

Living
Pacific Islands face bleak future as 1.5C warming target slips away

NEWS: Countries need to accept radical carbon cuts over next decade to avoid worst climate impacts says UN

Learning
Dutch wind farm to power Google datacentre

NEWS: Technology giant purchases entire output of Netherlands wind farm, as IKEA makes biggest renewable investment yet

Energy
Is it time Taiwan took a seat at the UN climate talks?

ANALYSIS: International support and strong trading links could help Taiwan overcome the China block to UN representation

Comment & Analysis
Hottest ever ocean temperatures signal end of warming "pause"

NEWS: Ocean temperatures break new record, as 2014 looks set to be hottest year ever

Learning
US Senate narrowly rejects Keystone XL pipeline bill

NEWS: Senators back polluting pipeline but fall one vote short of number needed to move legislation to White House

Energy
India targets 500% increase in solar power generation

NEWS: India’s energy minister promises 100 GW of solar power by 2022 across sunny India

Energy
Officials confident Green Fund will top $10bn target at Berlin meeting

NEWS: More funds expected as developing country leaders say UN deal requires strong financial package

Business
Ocean health threatened as traffic soars 400% in 20 years

NEWS: Indian Ocean worst affected by marine pollution say researchers, who used satellite data to track ships

Transport