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NEWS: Australia lacks gravitas to cast off climate talk, with US and China likely to put pressure on Tony Abbott

NEWS: Veteran diplomat Javier Solana says real progress will only come at national level, hailing action in China, Uganda, Tuvalu

NEWS: Poland’s climate change minister says the coal-intensive nation can be a model for developing countries

NEWS: Latin American nation hopes tough environmental rules could assist its ambitions to gain OECD status

NEWS: US and Australian government saw convergence on climate during annual meeting, despite polarised domestic policies

NEWS: Low odds of new prime minister attending key meeting, with claims it clashes with travel schedule

NEWS: Latest meeting of leading emerging economies ends with leadership challenge to developed world

NEWS: Fears over a funding crunch are affecting trust ahead of 2015 Paris deal, says Ecuador’s chief climate negotiator

ANALYSIS: Not all youths protest. Some have become part of official government delegations. What can they achieve?

NEWS: Moscow’s historic links with US, Australia and Ukraine at UN climate talks appear unlikely to last after current crisis

NEWS: Successful disaster risk reduction negotiations could provide a strategy for climate adaptation outside of Paris deal

NEWS: A Labour government would prioritise a global climate deal in Paris, shadow minister promises in speech

NEWS: Series of public hearings into new carbon cuts reveals deep concerns many US citizens have on climate policy

COMMENT: Climate vulnerable countries are now working on national adaptation plans – Saleemul Huq explains how they’re getting on

NEWS: Owen Paterson, sacked last month as environment minister, is setting up the UK/2020 group to create a “radical Conservative vision”

ANALYSIS: Reports Delhi government is slashing green safeguards raise concerns it is not bothered about cutting emissions

NEWS: Brazil, South Africa, China and India say developed nations must meet their commitments

NEWS: Politicians, business leaders and civil society face packed schedule during 11-hour gathering

NEWS: Coal states are fighting pollution curbs as Obama highlights costs of wildfire worsened by climate change

NEWS: BASIC group of China, India, South Africa and Brazil gather to discuss negotiating position for UN’s 2015 climate deal