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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

Comment & Analysis
Prince Charles' business leaders back zero emissions goal

NEWS: Leading corporations have endorsed campaigns to slash emissions and promote carbon pricing

Business
Morgan Freeman narrates UN climate summit film

NEWS: Film will debut in front of world leaders attending Ban Ki-moon’s New York summit next week

Blog
Investors worth $24 trillion call for global carbon price

NEWS: Leading pension funds say they want to back green economy but need greater policy certainty from governments

Business
Rising seas could sink Australian coastal cities - report

NEWS: Sydney Opera House at risk as rising sea levels sea levels linked to climate change threaten Australian coast

Learning
REDD+ needs to protect forests and boost rural development

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

Comment & Analysis
Extreme weather displaced more people than war in 2013

NEWS: Natural disasters created 22 million refugees in 2013, report finds, warning that climate change could worsen trend

Nature
Leonardo DiCaprio appointed UN climate ambassador

NEWS: Actor will speak at Ban Ki-moon climate summit, where leaders gather next week to curb greenhouse gas emissions

Living
US delays power plant carbon curbs as protests grow

NEWS: Administration agrees to extend consultations for 45 days to allow affected industries to analyse proposals

Energy
Coal sector eyes salvation in green bond market

NEWS: Climate Bonds Initiative rejects idea that coal companies could use the green label to raise finance

Energy
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

Comment & Analysis
Zero net emissions: will leaders agree target at UN climate summit?

NEWS: Calls for long term carbon cutting strategy grow louder as countries prepare for Ban Ki-moon meeting

Policy
10 steps to tackle climate change and boost economic growth

NEWS: Sign a UN deal, phase out fossil fuel subsidies, and price carbon – a new climate report has produced a hefty to-do list

Blog
Coca Cola and Red Bull lead US charge to cut HFCs

NEWS: Obama administration says latest voluntary moves to cut potent warming gases are proof it is taking tough climate action

Business
Drought-hit California faces future trouble as warming reduces water

NEWS: Researchers warn that climate change could worsen California droughts by reducing water flow from Sierra Nevada mountains

Nature
NASA: August 2014 is hottest since records began

NEWS: US Agency confirms further record breaking temperatures for 2014, as California drought continues

Learning