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Planes and ships escape scrutiny in bottom-up climate regime

ANALYSIS: International aviation and shipping are not mentioned in the Lima call for climate action, despite growing emissions

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Why Russia should ally with China and India on carbon rules

ANALYSIS: As the world’s second biggest exporter of emissions, Russia should lobby for consumers to take responsibility, say economists

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It's time countries took climate-linked migration seriously

COMMENT: Climate negotiations must take increased human mobility into account, argues the head of the International Organization for Migration

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Is the UN's climate change body still fit for purpose?

COMMENT: It’s time for global climate negotiations to deliver results, argues Saleemul Huq, reflecting on the recent Lima set of talks

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From Kalimantan to Lima: Where do women stand in climate?

ANALYSIS: Female representation in UN climate talks is increasing; on the ground, women are still marginalised

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People power central to solving Latin America's air pollution crisis

COMMENT: Citizen-led initiatives in the developing world have the potential to transform cities for the good

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Winners and losers at the UN's Lima climate talks

ANALYSIS: No one country can leave Peru saying it got everything it wanted, but the building blocks of a global deal remain in place

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With $10bn banked, what next for the Green Climate Fund?

COMMENT: Money on its own is not enough – countries need to learn how to use finance more efficiently and transparently

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A tale of broken promises - finance and the UN climate talks

COMMENT: Least developed countries deserve more support in the face of evident and increasing threats, says expert

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Latin America must tackle inequality to cut emissions

COMMENT: As UN climate talks take place in Lima, inadequate housing and public transport are contributing to climate change

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What chance of zero carbon emissions by 2050?

COMMENT: The net zero concept is simple – and applies to everyone, but could countries really achieve it by mid century?

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How have UN climate talks progressed since Copenhagen?

COMMENT: It’s five years since the COP15 summit started in the Danish snows. Talks are still painful but much has changed

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Lost in Lima: Why climate finance figures can't be trusted

ANALYSIS: Japan’s funding for coal exposes confusion over what climate finance means, as the need for cash grows

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Why unborn children must be part of the UN climate deal

COMMENT: Stopping climate change means valuing the people not yet born as much as those alive today, argue youth delegates in Lima

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China-Latin alliance could set tone for Lima climate summit

ANALYSIS: Growing infrastructure and investment links offer chance for joint efforts to promote green growth

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IETA: Carbon markets need to matter more in Lima

COMMENT: Delaying work on the role of carbon markets in a 2015 climate deal is foolish, argues international trade body

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Big oil must pay for climate change harm to world's poorest

COMMENT: Typhoon-hit Filipinos are paying with their lives for climate change. A levy on fossil fuels could help protect them

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Rajendra Pachauri: Science offers clear rationale for climate action

COMMENT: Chairman of UN’s IPCC climate science panel says governments must pay heed to warnings in latest AR5 report

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US-China pact has shifted the dynamics of climate talks

COMMENT: India is looking for new allies, Peru wants to bring Latin Americans together and Europe needs to get its mojo back

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Will Putin play hardball at the UN climate talks?

ANALYSIS: For Russian diplomats, a year of sanctions and conflict will provide the backdrop to Lima talks. Will this be payback time?

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