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India feels heat as pressure mounts to deliver climate target

NEWS: Officials suggest Modi government will make a “strategic shift” in climate planning post US-China deal

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India must unveil climate targets after US-China pact – Ramesh

NEWS: US-China emissions deal puts pressure on Indian government to reveal target, says India’s former environment minister

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US and Japan set to make Green Climate Fund pledges

NEWS: The US is poised to pledge at least $2.5 billion to help poor countries tackle global warming, with Japan contributing $1-1.5bn

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Australian doctors mount coal warning as G20 kicks off

NEWS: Australia’s coal industry is costing $8.3 billion a year in medical costs, as lung and heart disease rise

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Netherlands pledges €100 million to Green Climate Fund

NEWS: New injection of cash welcomed by UN, but funding levels still well short of $10 billion target

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US climate pledge 4% less ambitious than at Copenhagen

ANALYSIS: New climate deal between US and China is low on ambition, given current emission trajectories of both countries

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EU still beating US and China on climate action, says UK envoy

NEWS: Despite emissions cutting pact, US and China are trailing EU on climate ambition, says Sir David King

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US-China climate deal puts pressure on G20 leaders to step up

NEWS: Climate diplomats welcome US-China targets and call for action from other major economies at Brisbane G20 summit

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Paris climate deal could be based on carbon budget - UN

NEWS: Countries could have to base emissions reductions on global limit to CO2, say co-chairs of negotiations

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US and China agree historic climate change deal

NEWS: President Obama says countries have “historic responsibility” to lead international effort against global warming

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EU climate and foreign affairs chiefs pair up for Lima summit

NEWS: Miguel Arias Canete and Federica Mogherini will mobilise “all our EU diplomatic intelligence” for UN climate talks

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UN climate negotiators learn to trust at Oxford summer camp

INTERVIEW: Envoys go back to boarding school in effort to build understanding ahead of proposed 2015 climate deal

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Climate change could increase UK risks of overseas conflict

NEWS: Rear admiral Neil Morisetti says British troops could be drawn into combat in the event of 4C of warming

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Bill Clinton: IPCC climate report is "wake up call"

NEWS: Former president lends support for US climate action, days after Republicans threaten to attack carbon cutting laws

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Climate activists clash over fossil fuel phase-out

NEWS: Venezuela meeting descends into chaos as green groups refuse to condemn fossil fuels in demands to UN

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Meet the climate sleuths keeping carbon reporting honest

FEATURE: How climate evaluators are making sure organisations are choosing the best green projects – and stopping them fiddling the books

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Five environmental challenges for Dilma Rousseff's second term

NEWS: Water shortages, deforestation and indigenous rights are some of the issues facing Brazil’s president in the next four years

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Sceptic Inhofe set to lead Republican resistance to climate policy

ANALYSIS: Coal supporters and climate deniers prepare to fight Obama’s climate policy as Republicans gain majority in Senate

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John Kerry stresses need for US-China climate cooperation

NEWS: Secretary of state John Kerry emphasises the importance of joint action to cut emissions ahead of Asia-Pacific economies summit in Beijing

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Climate sceptics take hold of Capitol Hill

NEWS: Disastrous midterm results for Democrats signals tough two years ahead for US climate policy

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