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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

Business
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

Business
Take on the "fatcats" or scrap EU carbon market - think-tank

NEWS: Europe’s emissions trading system is failing as steel and cement companies hoard excess pollution permits, warns Sandbag

Business
EU scraps plan to highlight tar sands pollution

NEWS: Refiners need to report the average carbon impact of petrol and diesel, but not identify highly polluting sources, under new rules

Business
EU chief forced to remix top jobs as MEPs flex their muscles

NEWS: Jean-Claude Juncker must reconsider his choices – and the two candidates for lead EU roles on energy and climate look vulnerable

Business
Leading Australian pension fund ditches coal holdings

NEWS: LGS chief executive cites increased risks of fossil fuel assets as reason for divestment

Business
Berlin to host UN climate finance summit in November

NEWS: Green Climate Fund plans “resource mobilisation” meeting in German capital to hit US$10 billion target for 2014

Business
Candidate for top EU climate job defends oil links

NEWS: Miguel Arias Canete declared his support for EU climate change goals, under fierce questioning from MEPs

Business
Australian and Indian businesses lead calls for greener energy

NEWS: Volatile fossil fuel prices are encouraging some businesses to source greener forms of power, says Grant Thornton report

Business
No greenwash: Investors urged to disclose climate strategy

NEWS: More than 1,000 investors worth US$70 trillion have been challenged to show how they are managing climate risk

Business
Marina Silva, the Amazon champion who could lead Brazil

ANALYSIS: Known globally as a tireless defender of the rainforest, Marina Silva has a strong chance of becoming Brazil’s next president

Business
Investors worth US$2trn back green bonds at NY Climate Week

NEWS: Pension funds, insurers and asset managers show an appetite for low risk, climate-friendly investments

Business
Strong Paris deal needed to make carbon pricing work - analysts

NEWS: Carbon markets are only as good as the political goals that underpin them, say analysts in response to New York pledge

Business
Half the globe backs World Bank carbon price movement

NEWS: Shell, Nokia and Lego are among 1,000 businesses to join governments in support of carbon pricing

Business
Build up to the Ban Ki-moon climate summit

We bring you all the events and comments leading up to tomorrow’s meeting of world leaders in New York

Business
New coal mines are financial "madness" - analysts

NEWS: Australia’s controversial Galilee Basin project will lose money as global demand flatlines, finds Carbon Tracker

Business, Energy
Prince Charles' business leaders back zero emissions goal

NEWS: Leading corporations have endorsed campaigns to slash emissions and promote carbon pricing

Business
Investors worth $24 trillion call for global carbon price

NEWS: Leading pension funds say they want to back green economy but need greater policy certainty from governments

Business
New York: where the carbon bubble threat goes mainstream?

ANALYSIS: Ban Ki-moon’s summit next week is a chance to alert financiers to climate risk, but will they get the message?

Business, Comment & Analysis
Coca Cola and Red Bull lead US charge to cut HFCs

NEWS: Obama administration says latest voluntary moves to cut potent warming gases are proof it is taking tough climate action

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