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The climate marathon has started: it's time to set the pace

COMMENT: The New York climate summit was a first step says Mohamed Adow. We should stop asking what it achieved, and begin walking

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What did Ban Ki-moon's summit deliver on climate finance?

ANALYSIS: A new consensus on the role of public and private funding for climate change emerged this week, but more cash is needed

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Graca Machel: climate fight requires courage and leadership

SPEECH: Elders member and Nelson Mandela’s widow says lack of action on climate should serve as a reality check to governments

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New York summit: what it means for climate treaty prospects

ANALYSIS: The world’s superpowers have woken from their climate coma, but there is still much work to do towards a global deal

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400,000 people on NY streets trump 'pledges' by Cameron and Obama

COMMENT: Sunday’s climate march created a tipping point that leaders failed to achieve inside the UN headquarters, says Jamie Henn

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For small islands states, the renewables revolution is already here

COMMENT: Island states are may be small, but they’re powerful when it comes to renewables, write three foreign ministers

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New York summit renews confidence in climate action

ANALYSIS: From 400,000 marching in the streets of New York to the affirmations of world leaders at the UN, there is a renewed confidence in climate action

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10 best leaders' pledges at the UN summit

ANALYSIS: World leaders delivered around 16 hours of speeches yesterday. But who actually delivered meaningful pledges?

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Costa Rica is green and growing despite climate concerns

COMMENT: Costa Rica is vulnerable to climate change but benefits from green policies, writes environment minister

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Looming China policy may decide coal market fate

ANALYSIS: The future for coal producers will hinge on the world’s largest emitter and its next five-year plan

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What to watch for at the New York climate summit

COMMENT: As leaders flock to New York for tomorrow’s climate summit, E3G gives some hints on what to expect

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London's climate march was a carnival for all

COMMENT: Talking about climate change no longer makes you the person to avoid at parties, says RTCC’s Sophie Yeo. At today’s march, those people were the party

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Marshalls president: "The beaches where I used to fish are underwater"

COMMENT: President Christopher Loeak issues rallying call to leaders ahead of Ban Ki-moon summit, as ocean threatens to flood his islands

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Quamrul Chowdhury: Leaders must commit to 1.5C warming limit

COMMENT: Lead climate negotiator for least developed countries says he wants firm commitments at New York summit

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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?

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REDD+ needs to protect forests and boost rural development

COMMENT: UN efforts to protect forests in developing countries must also show economic benefits

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To fight climate change, we in the UK are better together

COMMENT: An independent Scotland – or the rest of the UK it leaves behind – will not hold much sway at climate talks

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Analysis: Flawed economics clouds case for climate action

Current government models assume perfect markets and no costs from pollution, skewing views on policies to cut carbon

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New Climate Economy: it's not just another report

COMMENT: Publication marks an important moment in the gathering global politics of climate change, argues Michael Jacobs

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Leading philanthropic foundations can create climate "tipping point"

COMMENT: Jeremy Leggett from Carbon Tracker outlines five ways philanthropists can use wallets to curb carbon emissions

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