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Leaked: EU confident plans for UN climate deal progressing

NEWS: China, Canada, Saudi Arabia and Australia set to deliver pledges by June; countries open to international ambition review

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BRICs group to expand environmental cooperation

NEWS: Leading emerging economies say they want to deepen ties on renewable energy and explore ways to finance green growth

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African countries drive progress on HFC phase-out

NEWS: Countries could reach deal to curb production of potent warming gases this November after Senegal intervention at Bangkok meeting

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Pleas to protect Arctic as polar summit begins

NEWS: Arctic Council states handed document signed by scientists and Nobel Laureates urging oil-free future as retreating ice caps attract exploration and industrial fishing

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Climate tracker: What's happened to pledges for Paris summit?

ANALYSIS: National climate strategies are the building blocks of any UN emissions pact, and time is running out for governments to deliver

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UK would be a climate leader with me in power, says Miliband

NEWS: Challenger for Number 10 Downing Street says current government has not taken global warming seriously

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SOAS first London university to divest from fossil fuels

NEWS: University will phase out £1.5 million holdings in oil and gas equities within three years, to highlight climate threat

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Don't judge Paris on level of carbon cuts, say top emitters

NEWS: Lasting regime for assessing climate action more important to global deal this December than upfront pledges, Major Economies Forum concludes

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John Kerry urges climate focus, bids to avert Arctic melt

NEWS: Climate change to take centre stage as US assumes leadership of Arctic region’s governing body

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US envoy Stern urges Canada to deliver UN climate pledge

NEWS: Be more like Mexico, John Kerry’s lead diplomat tells North American neighbour as it errs in posting pollution-reduction targets

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Australia's climate plans probed by UN partners

NEWS: World’s biggest emitters call out inadequate pollution-cutting targets as nations vet power of pledges to rein in global warming

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India hostility to HFC phase-out thaws, submits plans to UN

NEWS: Analysts hail historic shift in tone as Modi government accepts need to radically cut use of “super greenhouse gases”

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Climate deals make 2015 ‘biggest year since 1945’, says UN envoy

NEWS: Busy schedule to update Millennium Development Goals and finalise global CO2 pact make 2015 most important of post-war period, says Mary Robinson

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Use fossil fuel subsidies for climate aid - World Bank envoy

INTERVIEW: Rachel Kyte says billions directed towards oil, gas and coal should be used to promote green economy

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G7 stresses climate risks to fragile states

NEWS: Bloc of world’s top developed nations sets up working group to examine climate change’s potential to destabilise weak countries

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Japan's mooted climate target "inadequate" say analysts

NEWS: Tokyo’s investments in coal power will lock in emissions growth, experts warn, as it mulls climate plan for UN deal

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Obama climate plan comes under fire in Capitol Hill hearing

NEWS: Republicans, oil-funded think tanks and climate contrarian scientists tell Congress US carbon cuts should be stopped

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Crowdsourcing the climate: Chile's CO2 cutting plan nears fruition

INTERVIEW: Santiago government says it will take time on UN climate pledge, collating views of population before submission in June

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France to invest two billion euros of climate-linked finance in India

NEWS: Leaders make joint pledge to ensure Paris climate summit later this year is a success, as countries deepen clean energy ties

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Hillary Clinton to make climate 'top of agenda' for White House run

NEWS: Presidential bid could be first in US history to make global warming key election issue, highlighting differences with Republicans

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