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G20 could determine if rich meet climate finance promise

NEWS: Lack of breakthrough on core plank of UN deal tees up November meeting to tackle contentious issue

Policy
Canada tar sand exploration 'on hold until 2017'

NEWS: High cost, high carbon source of oil is hit by low oil prices, analysts say, with 5.6bn barrels worth of projects shelved

Energy
Climate facts: How France is trying to educate the US and Canada

NEWS: French ambassador is joining a panel of experts on a 12-city tour to rally support for a climate deal in Paris

Blog
Tubiana concerned over slow progress of draft Paris climate deal

GUARDIAN: France wants to see serious progress by October on text for a new deal on global warming, says Laurence Tubiana

Policy
Do asset managers have a duty to reduce their climate risks?

ANALYSIS: Upcoming research by UNEP FI suggests environmental and climate risk awareness in investment sector is on the rise

Business
Mangroves rooted in Indonesia’s climate target

NEWS: Indonesia could go a quarter of the way to reaching its 2020 carbon-cutting aim by ending destruction of vital forests

Living, Nature
9 things we learnt from the latest UN climate text

NEWS: Contours of a global pact are starting to appear, but officials warn progress needs to be radically accelerated

Policy
10 ways the the US can meet its climate change pledge

NEWS: The world’s second emitter eyes over a quarter cut in its CO2 emissions by 2025. Here’s how it can get there

Blog
Coke, Apple, Microsoft make $140 billion Paris climate deal pledge

NEWS: Corporates to commit to green investments and clean energy in win for Obama climate endeavour

Business
Pakistan blocks calls to phase out super-warming HFCs

NEWS: Talks to eliminate potent class of greenhouse gases last week failed to reach agreement, to the frustration of campaigners

Policy
Norway cranks up plan to be Europe's 'green battery'

NEWS: Engineers aim to use surplus power from wind and sun to boost European electricity supplies and slash fossil fuel

Energy
Oil majors axe $200bn of new projects, UN issues new climate text

CRIB NOTES JULY 27-31: Low oil price hits big firms, envoys review new Paris text, progress seen on HFCs

Breaking News
How should we channel future climate adaptation funding?

COMMENT: Finance needs to flow to the most vulnerable. To to this we need to understand who’s at risk and where the money should go

Comment & Analysis
UN releases 'streamlined' negotiating text for Paris climate deal

NEWS: Officials say new document outing proposals for 2015 emissions cutting pact offers ‘clearer picture of possible outcome’

Policy
Why developed countries should back loss and damage in Paris

COMMENT: The costs of tackling failed states as a result of climate impacts could be far higher than investing in adequate insurance now

Comment & Analysis
Conflicted messages lie at heart of UK climate policy

ANALYSIS: London wants an ambitious 2015 Paris deal but is sending mixed signals to other 194 countries at negotiations

Comment & Analysis
Hollande: 80% of fossil fuels must stay in the ground

NEWS: Success at 2015 Paris climate summit will mean radical shake-up of oil, gas and coal industry says French president

Policy
Revised Paris climate text expected amid diplomacy blitz

WEEKLY WRAP: All you need to know from the last seven days of international climate change and energy politics

Breaking News
Kenya seeks international support for $40bn climate plan

NEWS: East African country aims to cut emissions 30% from business as usual in 2030 and protect citizens from climate impacts

Policy
Vague national climate plans pose a transparency problem

ANALYSIS: South Korea comes out well and Russia badly in a direct comparison of emissions targets, finds Gerard Wynn

Comment & Analysis