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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
Oil chiefs hold Davos meeting to debate climate strategy

NEWS: Saudi Aramco’s Khalid Falih says industry leaders discussed impact and responses to proposed UN climate change deal

Energy
New Atlantis: Immersive theatre lays bare climate dilemmas

REVIEW: Scientists and actors unite to create a fun, interactive fable about the choices posed by climate change

Blog
Al Gore warns oil chiefs against climate denial

NEWS: At World Economic Forum in Davos, former US vice president accuses oil executives of “wishful thinking” on climate risk

Policy
US demand for gasoline soars as price falls

ANALYSIS: Data suggest that consumers at present are still very fickle and will consume more oil as fossil fuel prices fall

Comment & Analysis
Republican mayor will act on climate change - if it is manmade

INTERVIEW: Climate sceptic mayor of New Jersey town goes on Arctic pilgrimage in search for answers about global warming

Living
Pharrell announces Live Earth gigs to mobilise climate action

NEWS: The musician behind smash hit Happy will head up concerts worldwide on 18 June to build momentum for a global climate deal

Living
Blocking climate action threatens child health, Obama tells Congress

NEWS: US president uses State of Union speech to mock climate sceptics and says green policies will help most vulnerable in society

Policy
UK manufacturers back industrial CCS hub

NEWS: The Teesside Collective could become the first industrial zone in Europe to neutralise up to 90% of its emissions

Technology
UK political consensus on climate could crumble like Australia's

NEWS: Senior Australian Labor Party MP says radicalisation of right could see low carbon policies quickly axed

Policy
Coal lobby plays down divestment fears

NEWS: World Coal Association admits that divestment is a concern for the industry, but says it won’t dent growth

Energy
Meet the unlikely climate allies bridging divides in UN talks

FEATURE: Mexico, Switzerland and South Korea form a small but influential group that could be critical in building a Paris deal

Policy
UN climate chief: Carbon bubble is now a reality

NEWS: Christiana Figueres says there is evidence that fossil fuel investors are already being hit as projects become unviable

Energy
Climate change threatens staple potato crop in high Andes

NEWS: Rising temperatures and low rainfall endanger the survival of centuries-old Quechua lifestyle in Sacred Valley of the Incas

Living
President Obama's 2015 State of the Union - reimagined

BLOG: How would the State of the Union address look if Obama turned environmentalist? 350′s Jamie Henn conducts a rewrite

Blog
India's Modi calls for "paradigm shift" on climate

NEWS: Prime minister seeks solar solidarity ahead of US president Barack Obama’s visit

Policy