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Hillary Clinton: I oppose Keystone XL pipeline

GUARDIAN: Presidential candidate says the controversial project is a ‘distraction’ and not in the best interests of climate fight

Policy
'Inconceivable' Paris won't deliver climate pact, says UNEP chief

INTERVIEW: Achim Steiner tells Climate Home heads of state and Ban Ki-moon have critical roles to play in coming months

Policy
It's Clooney v Blair as 'climate hero' Nasheed fights for freedom

ANALYSIS: Amal Clooney faces Cherie Blair as jailed former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed appeals his sentence

Policy
Fossil fuel divestment accelerates as pledges pass $2 trillion

NEWS: Scale of ditched assets enters trillions of dollars, smashing expectations as private firms lead charge, study says

Policy
Luxembourg urged to radically slash fossil fuel subsidies

NEWS: Tiny country one of EU’s largest per capita supporters of oil, gas and coal suggests IMF data

Policy
Al Gore 'puzzled' by UK climate policy bonfire

NEWS: Former US vice-president and CBI pressure govt to tackle “climate crisis” in run-up to Paris climate summit

Policy
Carbon markets likely off Paris summit agenda – World Bank envoy

NEWS: Greenhouse gas taxes and markets to get short shrift at UN conference, says bank’s top climate official

Policy
Pakistan ordered to enforce climate law by Lahore court

NEWS: Farmer’s legal challenge makes history as judge tells government to get its act together on tackling global warming

Policy
Syria climate study warned Assad of drought dangers in 2010

INTERVIEW: Yousef Meslmani, lead author of the last climate report from Damascus explains links between conflict and warming

Policy
EU negotiating plan for Paris to back long term goal, 2C target

NEWS: Council report due Friday will stick to script but emphasise support for tough ambition mechanism to drive long term CO2 cuts

Policy
Forget climate pledges for Paris - let's talk deep decarbonisation

ANALYSIS: With power stations and urban infrastructure locking in emissions for decades, countries need a long term vision

Comment & Analysis, Policy
Pope urges EU ministers to step up climate fight

NEWS: Environment chiefs told to work hard to secure global goals in Vatican meet days before bloc finalises Paris strategy

Policy
We have lift-off: Experts call for green growth boost at Paris

NEWS: Apollo project will clamour at UN summit for US$15 billion in renewable investment a year this decade to halt climate change

Policy
UK out, Chile in to renewable investment top 10

NEWS: British cuts to clean energy support have baffled financiers, says consultancy EY, while Santiago has a winning strategy

Energy, Policy
EU policy 'blind spots' to hit credibility in Paris

NEWS: Brussels has yet to account for ‘staggering’ 6 billion tonnes of carbon cuts in post-2020 target, CAN-Europe warns

Policy
US, China to outline new climate cooperation package

NEWS: World’s top carbon polluters to sign declaration binding cities and states to a raft of green policies like carbon cuts

Policy
Long term goal vital for Paris climate pact - Tubiana

NEWS: Pathways to ensure world avoids 2C of warming should be outlined as part of a 2015 UN deal, says top French diplomat

Policy
Argentina set for 'cheating' climate pledge - NGOs

NEWS: Mooted target to cut CO2 15% by 2030 is based on existing infrastructure projects and doesn’t raise ambition, say experts

Policy
Australia PM Tony Abbott ousted by Malcolm Turnbull

NEWS: After a dramatic vote, leadership change is expected to bring more progressive stance on climate and carbon pricing

Policy
Pacific islanders blast Australian minister over rising seas jibe

NEWS: Marshall Islands foreign minister Tony de Brum criticises Peter Dutton for “insensitive” remarks, in week of tension on climate

Policy