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China's coal consumption drops for first time this century

NEWS: Momentary peak reflects long term trend as China attempts to shift from dirty fossil fuels to clean energy

Energy
Poland isolated as pressure mounts on EU to deliver 2030 climate deal

NEWS: Warsaw holding out for more financial support as leaders head to Brussels for key two day European Council summit

Policy
European Parliament approves EU climate and energy chiefs

NEWS: Maros Sefcovic and Miguel Arias Canete will lead the European Union’s energy and climate change policy at a critical time for international negotiations

Policy
Divestment campaigners set their sights on UK banks

NEWS: Activists put pressure on banks to pull out of fossil fuel companies in demonstrations outside HSBC, Barclays and RBS this week

Business
Marshall Islands poet says youth must lead climate fight

INTERVIEW: Star of UN climate summit says support in New York left her moved, and determined to save her country

Living
Sweden rated as 'world's greenest country'

NEWS: New report ranks countries’ green performance, next to how well they’re perceived to be performing

Learning
Sweden pledges $500m to Green Climate Fund

NEWS: New budget from centre-left government offers additional cash for developing countries

Policy
We need more transparency on climate finance

COMMENT: A 2015 climate deal must ensure clear accountability over levels of rich to poor funding, says Ecudaor’s lead climate envoy

Comment & Analysis
Drought risks adding a toxic mix to Lebanon's security crisis

COMMENT: Lebanon’s humanitarian crisis is also part of a regional climate frontline argues UN’s Ross Mountain

Comment & Analysis
Earth on course for hottest year since 1880

NEWS: Global heat records fall as month by month data from US federal agency indicates world is warming

Nature
Europe's new "energy union" leader talks tough on Russia

NEWS: Maros Sefocovic promises a “more assertive” energy policy and to continue EU leadership in climate negotiations

Policy
UK calls for aggressive ETS reform ahead of EU2030 deal

NEWS: The carbon market must be reformed quickly to support the 2030 climate goals due to be agreed this week, argues UK

Business
Bonn climate talks: Four steps to support the world’s most vulnerable

ANALYSIS: What are the key issues with which negotiators will be grappling during this round of UN talks in Bonn?

Comment & Analysis
Arctic ice melt sends Alaskan temperatures soaring by 7C

NEWS: Scientists in the northern Alaska outpost of Barrow have linked 7C temperature rise to the decline in Arctic sea ice

Learning
Sahel faces food crisis as population surges towards one billion

NEWS: Human numbers are rising in one of the world’s driest regions, but harvest levels could suffer from climate change

Learning
Loss and damage: a guide for the confused

ANALYSIS: What is loss and damage? How does it work? And why do poor countries care so much?

Policy