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New centre-right government takes charge of climate progressive country, but questions remain over commitment to cutting domestic emissions

UNCCD chief Luc Gnacadja says land degradation is now a “critical” issue with huge economic and social implications

In an interview with RTCC, Environment Minister Fatou Gaye pleas with developed countries to “act quickly” to help Gambia

Report by WWF, RSPB, Greenpeace and Green Alliance claims all three parties have failed to take decisive stance on environmental policy

A series of UN-sponsored long term climate finance talks concluded today in South Korea. E3G’s Amal-Lee Amin explains what we have learnt

New report claims UN is only organisation able to implement Sustainable Development Goals that are set to guide economic thinking until 2050

European Commission president uses final State of Union speech to promise policy action on climate change and rebuke climate deniers

Fund hosts say this will ensure developing countries have the capacity to use the UN-backed low carbon bank

Anthony Hobley from Norton Rose Fulbright asks if the new Coalition’s Direct Action Plan is an end to Climate Action or simply a case of clever re-branding?

Countries agree to work with Montreal Protocol to target consumption and production of warming gases

Finance, short term pollution reduction measures and implementation all on agenda for COP19 meeting

Researchers find that flights covering an area near the Solomon Islands produce most ozone, as EU limits its ETS to own airspace

Foreign Office minister Hugo Swire says strong coalition required to achieve global emissions deal in 2015

Proposed cuts to green policies by opposition could increase emissions by as much as 45% by 2050 says Climate Institute

Guardian: As the IPCC prepares for its next major assessment, experts and governments propose more targeted and frequent studies

Syria crisis and economic growth likely to dominate St Petersberg summit as climate change drops off agenda

Text calling for climate ambition will be presented to UN chief Ban Ki Moon at General Assembly in New York

Pacific Island leaders set to sign declaration that they will take initiative at UN climate change talks

Chinese capital is to restrict cars on roads to 6 million by 2017, in an attempt to curtail smog which stifles city

The issue of climate compensation at UN talks is like a house with many rooms writes Saleemul Huq – but few rich countries want to explore inside