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Parliamentarians from India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh head to London to call for greater investment in renewable technologies

New group representing Least Developed Countries says post-2015 agenda should focus on role of rich nation in damaging environment

As world passes an atmospheric concentration of CO2 not seen for more than 3 million years, there are calls for politicians to pay more attention to the science

Despite more pleas this week for Canada to reconsider its position on climate change, the Government’s commitment to its tar sands oil resources is likely to win

Avoiding two degrees of warming is a key principle of the UN climate talks. But who decides how much warming is too much?

Climate Action Network says UN should host ‘equity review’ to establish indicators countries can use to assess climate ambition

Lack of progress on climate finance flows could fatally undermine attempts to broker a global deal in 2015

Tax cuts promised on back of carbon levy revenues postponed as low prices in Europe affect Aussie policy

Queen’s Speech confirms climate change will be discussed at forthcoming summit, despite reports UK had blocked issue from agenda

Petersberg Climate Dialogue concludes with acknowledgement that world is on course to break 2 degrees Celsius barrier

Last week’s round of UN climate change talks in Bonn offered an insight into what a binding emissions treaty could look like

UK, German & French environment ministers demand July deadline for carbon market reform and warns inaction now could jeopardise longer term climate goals

Environment committee confirms new date for critical decision on future of EU’s climate change policy

Joy Hyvarinen from the FIELD asks if states act rationally when negotiating and ratifying treaties, and whether they have biases that can be predicted?

Climate change policies of the USA, EU, China and poorer nations unravelled in Adopt a Negotiator’s innovative word clouds

Ministers from 35 countries meet an influential Berlin summit to set agenda for main UN climate talks in Warsaw

Next UN climate talks host already working with 2015 President France. Reassures issues within the EU will not affect its influence on the talks

Negotiators and civil society offer their reaction to a week of UN climate negotiations in Bonn

Lead negotiator assures nations at UN climate talks second commitment period will be ratified by member states in 2013

Former UK climate diplomat John Ashton calls on young people to re-engage in politics and find their “collective voice as a generation”