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Good practice could get emissions close to 2C levels - study

NEWS: If all countries follow the example of the best in each sector, it brings warming target within reach, say European researchers

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Peabody takes pounding, UN delivers new climate plan

WEEKLY WRAP: Coal and oil producers take a hit, shorter Paris text published, India’s climate plan comes under scrutiny

Breaking News
Why climate change is humanity’s defining challenge

COMMENT: Maldives foreign secretary addresses UN security council during special session on development in small island states

Comment & Analysis
UK cuts undermining Paris climate talks, say green groups

NEWS: Letter to prime minister warns credibility of country is at stake as UN greenhouse gas cutting deal looms

Policy
Pentagon warns of emergency risk in melting Arctic

NEWS: US Department of Defense is calling for more resources to expand search and rescue capabilities into newly open territory

Learning
John Ashton: We have too little democracy in the UK

COMMENT: Political expediency and commercial opportunism driving fossil fuel exploration, says UK’s former chief climate diplomat

Comment & Analysis
What can we expect from India's climate pledge?

ANALYSIS: New Delhi is expected to submit its plans to the UN in September, balancing carbon cuts with development

Comment & Analysis
White House "will not back down" on climate change plans

NEWS: Denis McDonough tells audience in DC administration is ready for fight for incoming environmental legislation

Policy
EU mulls climate finance package ahead of Paris summit

NEWS: Luxembourg presidency proposes ‘toolbox’ to showcase funding amid fears cash drought could poision UN talks

Policy
Berlin in a heatwave (Pic: Frank Neulichedl/Flickr)

NEWS: All but one of the main surface temperature monitors has recorded a 1C rise since pre-industrial times, analysis shows

Learning
New US climate plan due on Monday, roll-out set for 2022

NEWS: States could face two-year grace period to ensure they can meet new power plant emission standards

Energy
Washington DC is sinking into the sea - study

NEWS: The seat of US government faces six inches of subsidence this century, geologists say, making it vulnerable to sea level rise

Learning
Ahead of Paris, Russia becomes a climate policy wallflower

ANALYSIS: Moscow is politely absent from the climate debate, showing indifference rather than hostility to a global deal

Comment & Analysis
Campaigners warn of climate finance corruption risk

ANALYSIS: Countries like Bangladesh and the Maldives need cash to deal with global warming, but have weak institutions

Policy
Coal giant Peabody posts $1bn second quarter losses

NEWS: The US coal sector is being squeezed by divestment campaigns and oversupply in global markets

Energy
US to aid African farmers facing climate challenge

NEWS: Investments worth $140m drawn up spur to climate-resilient agriculture following Obama visit to Kenya

Policy