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Bonn climate talks: low ministerial turnout expected

NEWS: Just 21% of governments sending ministers to June UN climate talks, raising doubt over engagement with process

Policy
Ban Ki-moon: China must offer global climate 'leadership'

NEWS: UN Secretary General hails Chinese efforts to combat climate change during trip to Shanghai

Policy
African climate adaptation projects starved of cash, says UN chief

NEWS: Green Climate Fund should prioritise land restoration projects in sun-Saharan Africa, says head of UN desertification agency

Policy
New US coal standards 'critical' test of Obama’s climate policy

ANALYSIS: New US power plant standards, due in June, will be the ultimate litmus test of Obama’s Climate Action Plan

Policy
Security and insurance experts warn of future climate costs

NEWS: Billions at risk says Lloyd’s of London, as military planners say drought and famine could cause new Arab Spring

Policy
White House to host Google+ Hangout on climate change

NEWS: Ernest Moniz and Gina McCarthy to address Obama’s climate policies, including new coal regulations, in online chat

Policy
Japan, Australia urge developing countries to do more on climate

NEWS: Leaders in Tokyo and Canberra say it’s time world’s emerging economies take responsibility for tackling rising carbon emissions

Policy
Ministers miss chance for cooperation on clean energy at Korea summit

NEWS: High level meeting on clean technology ends in little but a decision to install “cool roofs” in Mexico

Policy
Poland leads calls for climate policy 'compensation' from EU

NEWS: Central European coalition says EU must ensure 2030 climate policies do not unfairly burden poor bloc members

Policy
UN climate treaty vital for global security, warns senior NATO official

NEWS: Militaries will face the brunt if no greenhouse gas emission deal is reached in 2015, says Jamie Shea

Policy
Ban Ki-moon's UN climate summit: starting to take shape?

ANALYSIS: World leaders will gather in New York in September for a much hyped Climate Summit. Are they ready?

Policy
UN climate proposals show huge work to do on 2015 deal

ANALYSIS: Submissions on a UN climate treaty are starting to flood in – and they show just how many differences remain

Comment & Analysis, Policy
Britain must emulate US shale gas success - House of Lords

NEWS: UK government lawmakers call for UK to simplify legislation to make way for fracking industry

Policy
Ukraine crisis should boost renewables, says G7

NEWS: G7 energy security meeting focuses on renewables, but also pushes for new fossil fuel supplies and infrastructure

Policy
Support builds for global carbon price at Abu Dhabi Ascent

NEWS: World Bank and Al Gore call for ‘polluter pays’ principle to be implemented across global economy

Policy
Marshall Islands primed for climate survival fight

INTERVIEW: Foreign minister Tony de Brum tells RTCC he’s determined to stop his islands sinking beneath the waves

Policy
UN climate veteran confident 2015 summit won't echo Copenhagen

INTERVIEW: Deputy chief Richard Kinley says intensive diplomacy from world’s major carbon polluters could pay off in Paris

Policy
Carbon cuts for 2015 should not be determined by 2C target, says Russia

NEWS: Moscow submission stresses need for developed and developing countries to contribute tougher emission reductions by 2015

Policy
UK and Japan outline plans for climate cooperation

NEWS: No news on Japan’s 2015 climate target, as countries reveal new joint research in energy sector

Policy
Sweden delays $45m Green Climate Fund contribution

NEWS: Slow progress in setting up UN-backed funding mechanism causes confidence to dip to a new low

Business, Policy