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Why South Australia is eyeing a renewable future

INTERVIEW: Jay Weatherill, state premier, tells RTCC how regions can out-green their national governments

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Hillary Clinton emails hint at US climate fears and press obsession

NEWS: Released correspondence tells of tensions at 2009 UN summit and anger at Obama treatment by China

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Regions on four continents vow to cut carbon at 'summit of stars'

NEWS: Local governments give first ever global account of CO2 curbs at World Summit Climate and Territories in Lyon

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India won't peak emissions in climate pledge - govt

NEWS: Country won’t buckle to pressure to state when CO2 emissions will fall, environment minister Javadekar says

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China plans to double global capacity of wind, solar

NEWS: Government analysis of recent UN climate pledge says renewable deployment could be radically accelerated by 2030

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Abbott told to cut Australia emissions 30% by 2025

NEWS: Climate Change Authority recommends out science-based carbon target as contribution to UN climate deal

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Fossil heavy FTSE 100 threatens UK economic stability - report

NEWS: Government should press for more disclosure on risks faced by oil, gas and mining companies says centre-right think tank

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UN tells oil giants to stop lobbying against climate deal

NEWS: Civil society and governments need assurance fossil fuel companies will act responsibly ahead of Paris deal

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Brazil targets landowners in Amazon reforestation plan

NEWS: Government is registering 5 million properties in a bid to reverse trend of forest clearance by beef and soy farmers

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Brazil reveals renewable energy goal on US visit

NEWS: Emerging economy will aim for 28-33% renewable energy by 2030, President Rousseff said in joint statement with Obama

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Green Climate Fund shortlists projects worth $500m

NEWS: UN-backed fund has identified “promising” ideas and aims to get first cash flowing to poor countries by December

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China releases climate plan, targets emissions peak pre 2030

NEWS: Boost for UN deal hopes as world’s largest greenhouse gas polluter confirms it will aim to curb emissions in next 15 years

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South Korea releases tougher climate target, citing green growth

NEWS: Seoul government says it values reputation as a climate leader with raised offer ahead of UN talks in Paris

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UK climate credentials at risk, warns government advisor

NEWS: Most UK carbon-cutting policies expire within 5 years, notes report, and must be renewed to keep emissions cuts on track

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EU-China summit ends with climate pledge imminent

NEWS: Global heavyweights sign climate change agreement in step-change in sino-European relations

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China climate change plan due "very shortly" says envoy

NEWS: Beijing’s commitment to a UN deal is seen as critical to its success, with five months left before countries convene in Paris

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India, China, Brazil & South Africa issue UN climate deal checklist

NEWS: Influential bloc of emerging economies sets out priorities for Paris pact with finance and differentiation topping agenda

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UN climate deal will come too late for Kiribati, says leader

NEWS: Anote Tong says plans for migration advanced with rising sea levels already causing havoc in his country

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Hopes for zero deforestation in Brazil climate plan

NEWS: Amazon protection on the agenda when president Dilma Rousseff meets Barack Obama in Washington next week

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EU unveils Morocco summit to gauge climate pledges

NEWS: Appraisal of power of UN country submissions to curb global warming set for October, but organiser unsure who will show

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