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US climate plans will survive Republican attacks, say officials

NEWS: Lead US climate envoy says dismantling White House carbon cutting policies would be “tough to do”

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Russia joins US in filing Paris climate change pledge

NEWS: Kremlin meets early deadline for submissions but questions raised over ambition of carbon cutting goals

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Australia lags behind US on emissions cuts

NEWS: US climate pledge to UN ramps up pressure on Australia to catch up with its allies, says think-tank

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US makes historic climate pledge, targets emissions cuts of up to 28%

NEWS: White House joins EU, Mexico, Norway and Switzerland in making contribution to 2015 climate deal public

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Australia 'risks climate credibility' with coal-friendly target

NEWS: Canberra is considering a post-2020 emissions goal based on a “disastrous” level of warming, analysts warn

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US set for Paris climate pledge as UN deadline draws near

NEWS: Washington primed to outline scale of carbon cuts but other developed countries and emerging economies stay silent

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Mexico releases pledge for 2015 UN climate change pact

NEWS: Pena Nieto’s government joins EU, Norway and Switzerland in releasing contribution ahead of March 31 deadline

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No ban on coal finance as Green Climate Fund eyes first projects

NEWS: After lengthy talks in Songdo, UN-backed climate finance scheme has loose lending criteria for first funding proposals

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Norway delivers climate pledge to UN ahead of Paris summit

NEWS: Oslo commits to 40% carbon cuts by 2030 with an additional goal of carbon neutrality by mid century

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2C climate change target 'utterly inadequate'

NEWS: Leading scientist warns the world’s poor are not safe under internationally agreed warming limit

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Green Climate Fund names 7 investment partners

NEWS: National bodies in Senegal and Peru, non-profit social investors Acumen and Pacific island fund SPREP approved to disburse funds

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MEPs urged to back human rights safeguards on climate finance

NEWS: Hydropower and coal projects funded by rich countries have been linked to human rights abuses, NGOs tell European lawmakers

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Norway parliament approves new climate change law

NEWS: Overwhelming majority of lawmakers back plans for country to draft tough new legislation to address greenhouse gas emissions

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Mary Robinson: Climate deal must respect human rights

INTERVIEW: UN climate envoy and former president of Ireland says clean energy access for the poorest must be a priority

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Norwegian parliament votes on new climate change law

NEWS: Major parties set to support plans for law to curb greenhouse gas emissions, despite huge influence of oil and gas sector

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India in no rush to deliver UN climate pledge, says minister

NEWS: Delhi is “not in the habit” of taking pressure warns Prakash Javadekar, but says country will play its part in Paris

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Prince Charles: Nature could go "bust" unless we protect it

NEWS: Unlimited economic growth will inhibit efforts to address climate change, warns heir to British throne in US speech

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US climate envoy hails special relationship with China

NEWS: Common ground growing between two superpowers, Todd Stern tells reporters after two-day meeting in Beijing

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Business leaders call for low carbon EU energy union

NEWS: Unilever, Heathrow and GlaxoSmithKline are among 22 companies urging European heads of state to promote green investment

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Solar success holds key to Paris deal, says UK climate envoy

INTERVIEW: Governments now believe a clean energy transition is possible and desirable, prime ministerial advisor Greg Barker tells RTCC

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