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The EU's attempt to take leadership at UN climate talks is lame

COMMENT: Brussels wins the prize for announcing its climate pledge first, but it has missed an opportunity to ensure Paris helps poorer countries

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Big questions loom for UN's IPCC climate science panel

ANALYSIS: As IPCC gathers for a week of soul-searching, scientists suggest something must be done about mammoth reports

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As sea levels rise, climate change threatens entire Pacific cultures

COMMENT: In the first of a series of columns from the Marshall Islands, poet Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner reflects on the cultural dimensions of climate change

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High ambitions, low on details: Can the Greens crack Westminster?

ANALYSIS: UK greens hope to copy success of European cousins, but questions remain over how ambitious policies will be funded

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Louise Gray: Call me a hack, just don’t call me an environmentalist

COMMENT: Why do environmental journalists get accused of being campaigners if they point out climate change is happening?

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Should journalists become climate change campaigners?

BLOG: Global warming is a threat, but complex subject matter and lack of regular climatic events makes covering it a challenge, say leading reporters

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Kyoto Protocol: 10 years of the world's first climate change treaty

ANALYSIS: Hailed as an answer to global warming, the UN’s flagship climate treaty failed to curb carbon emissions, so what will its legacy be?

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China’s carbon emissions: did they really fall in 2014?

ANALYSIS: Reports suggest the world’s largest carbon polluter could be close to an emissions peak. But can we trust the data?

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UN agrees new climate text for Paris deal, but hard work remains

ANALYSIS: Six days of talks in Geneva conclude with huge set of proposals for Paris pact, observers say narrowing down options will be challenging

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7 burning issues on the road to a Paris climate deal

ANALYSIS: What are the big ideas governments will have to grapple with between now and December’s UN climate summit?

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Glasgow divestment helped spawn a European climate movement

COMMENT: When Glasgow University ditched dirty energy investments, it gave the movement new momentum, says Sophie Beaumert

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Exclusion of 'loss and damage' would make Paris deal useless

COMMENT: Unless diplomats design UN deal to cope with climate damage, it will soon become redundant, says Saleemul Huq

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China in Latin America: Growing links that could impact climate talks

ANALYSIS: A billion dollar trade deal will open up investments between Beijing and South America, but will it herald low carbon growth?

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Can the coal industry lead a carbon capture makeover?

ANALYSIS: Coal companies face a large, even existential threat from a growing divestment movement. CCS could help them offer an answer to their critics

Comment & Analysis, Energy
Climate change squabbles are inevitable in science — and life

COMMENT: Focusing on the 97% consensus is not always the best way to end the playground bickering of scientists, says Ilan Kelman

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UN climate change talks and the Paris deal - a guide

ANALYSIS: What would a global carbon cutting deal look like, how will countries get there and could it end in disaster?

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Climate sceptic minister threatens Brazil's green credentials

ANALYSIS: Scientists question president Dilma Rousseff’s commitment to climate leadership over appointment of Aldo Rebelo to science job

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John Ashton: Fracking push is an insult to democracy

COMMENT: The government’s enthusiasm for fracking ignores the will of the people, says the UK’s former climate envoy

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US-India deal boosts nuclear and solar but is quiet on coal

ANALYSIS: US president Barack Obama’s visit to India yielded some technical progress on clean energy, but little on climate change

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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

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