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Ed Davey: Personalities matter for UN Paris deal

NEWS: Action by Obama, Modi and Xi shows the right people are in power for successful 2015 deal, says UK climate secretary

Policy
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

Comment & Analysis
Obama bans oil drilling in 9.8 million acres of Arctic ocean

NEWS: New protections sees US president pivot to Arctic in attempt to secure reputation as environmental leader

Policy
Keystone XL faces further delay as Democrats block bill

NEWS: No conclusion reached on pipeline as Democrats accuse Republicans of shunning open debate

Policy
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

Comment & Analysis
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

Comment & Analysis
UK government pledges to consult scientists on fracking

NEWS: Shale gas exploration will only be approved if independent committee says it is compatible with climate goals

Policy
Tate reveals "embarrassingly small" scale of BP sponsorship

NEWS: British galleries criticised for “unnecessary” link to oil company after contribution revealed as just 0.5% of income

Business
Met Office: 2014 ties with 2010 for hottest year

NEWS: UK meteorological agency joins NASA, NOAA and Japanese forecasters in saying global temperatures hit record high in 2014

Learning
UK lawmakers make climate case for fracking ban

NEWS: Cross-party committee of MPs argues government dash for shale gas is incompatible with emissions goals

Policy
"I'm pretty optimistic" - lead US climate lawyer on Paris talks

INTERVIEW: Susan Biniaz talks to RTCC about six words that made the US-China climate pact and working towards a Paris deal

Policy
Development goals at stake in new UN disaster risk deal

INTERVIEW: Head of UN’s risk reduction body tells RTCC proposed deal will underpin climate treaty and sustainable development goal

Policy
Obama and Modi promise to back strong UN climate pact

NEWS: Leaders present cooperation package covering clean energy, nuclear, air pollution and Paris climate summit

Policy
Arctic still profitable despite $50 oil - Statoil

NEWS: Norwegian oil major rebuts notion that Greenland withdrawal is evidence of “carbon bubble”

Energy
Ban Ki-moon: Lack of focus on green investment "troubling"

NEWS: UN chief confident “robust” climate deal will be delivered in Paris but demands end to high carbon infrastructure projects

Policy
Hollande calls for global "solidarity" in fight against climate change

NEWS: French president calls for global alliance of political leaders, businessmen and NGOs ahead of UN Paris conference

Policy