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Climate targets 'impossible' unless rich cut emissions 10%

Tyndall Centre scientist argues that radical emissions reductions are required to keep within safe warming limits

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Poland argues for delay to EU 2030 climate package

Former COP19 president Marcin Korolec says that EU should wait till 2015 to decide on climate package to align with UN

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EU could agree 45% emissions reduction target by 2030 - MEPs

Increased ambition from Europe hinges on global agreement in 2015 say insiders

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Loss and damage: UN needs to deliver on Warsaw climate pact

Loss and damage mechanism was a victory for developing countries, but its success will depend on work done in months ahead experts tell RTCC

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How can Peru make next year's climate summit a success?

Guy Edwards and Timmon Roberts say that Peru is well placed to ensure the UN makes progress on climate change next year

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Kofi Annan: 'just one more shot' to prevent dangerous warming

Political leadership required to make progress towards ambitious climate agreement says former UN Secretary General

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The path to Paris will be tough, agree UN climate chiefs past and present

Christiana Figueres, Michael Zammit Cutajar and Yvo de Boer on challenges facing international negotiations up to 2015 Paris summit

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US taxpayers will foot bill for climate change inaction

Hurricane Sandy and drought that hit 70% of the country were estimated to have cost the US more than $100bn in financial losses

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UN climate talks: how did countries come to agreement in Warsaw?

Frustrations of negotiators evident in leaked transcripts of closed door talks during Warsaw climate conference

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Five reasons why the 2013 climate talks were a success

This year’s round of international climate negotiations weren’t all doom and gloom. We’ve chosen five outcomes worth celebrating

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Lord Stern: global climate ambition lacking at Warsaw summit

Leading climate change economist says Warsaw summit conclusions indicates leading countries do not take climate change seriously

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UN climate talks: what was decided in Warsaw?

An outline of the main agreements reached at the 2013 UN climate summit, and what they mean for future negotiations

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Warsaw climate pact: Greenpeace, WWF & Oxfam reactions

Reaction from Greenpeace, WWF, Oxfam, the Climate Insitite and other NGOs to the end of the COP19 climate summit

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Warsaw climate pact: EU, USA, Pacific Islands & China reaction

Reaction from the EU, USA, China, UK, Small Island States, UNFCCC and Polish Presidency to the end of the COP19 climate summit

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UN agrees pathway towards 2015 climate change deal

Just under 200 countries agree on basic steps towards a global emissions reduction treaty at talks in Warsaw

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Yeb Sano: 'set aside narrow interests for good of humanity'

The energy may be flagging in Warsaw, but the sense of urgency is ratcheting up as UN negotiations on climate change push into final hours

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UN climate talks head for conclusion amid bitter divisions

Polish Presidency calls for final meeting to start as tensions rise between developed and developing nations

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UN climate talks in deadlock over weak finance pledges

Poor nations demand clarity on financial backing as Warsaw summit runs into overtime

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Mexico signs Majuro climate change declaration

Marshall Islands minister welcomes Mexico as latest signatory to high climate ambition deal

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Row over 2015 UN climate treaty slows progress at Warsaw summit

Venezuela accuses EU of “damaging” process as contentious talks on emission reductions go public

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