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Merkel returns to climate politics with call for EU leadership

NEWS: German chancellor pledges €750m to Green Climate Fund and demands politicians take climate science seriously

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China could reveal carbon cap by first quarter of 2015

NEWS: Chief climate negotiator says research into when emissions will peak is ongoing, but suggests country could accept CO2 cap

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Pulgar Vidal: UN on course to deliver draft climate text

NEWS: Peru’s environment minister calls on delegates to “avoid stress and anguish” and cooperate closely

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Green groups protest transatlantic trade deal

NEWS: Green activists are protesting a trans-Atlantic trade deal they say could harm the environment

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UK to back Indian green growth hub - minister

NEWS: The UK is set to back green growth in India’s Mumbai-Bangalore corridor, says minister

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Modi pledges new money for climate action in first budget

NEWS: India’s 2014 budget under new PM signals pivot towards low carbon economy

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Three meetings, five days: global climate diplomacy push kicks off

NEWS: Leaders are heading to Paris, Berlin and Fortaleza for climate talks to lay the groundwork for a global deal

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Abbott blow as Senate votes to delay carbon tax axe

NEWS: Government accused of deceiving allies as vote to cut Australia’s main climate law ends in farce

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Kerry hints at "common ground" between US and China  on climate

NEWS: US Secretary of State says this week’s climate talks have been productive, but warns of further challenges

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UN presents 'shopping list' for 2015 climate deal

NEWS: Debate over who will accept toughest carbon cuts heads to wire, as UN narrows options for Paris summit

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Incoming EU President Juncker says he opposes fracking

NEWS: Likely EU Commission chief speaks out against controversial technology as he canvasses MEPs for votes

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England unprepared for future climate risks

NEWS: UK government’s climate advisors say flood defences are not being maintained, and planning laws do not factor in future risks

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Singapore outlines plans to fine foreign air polluters

NEWS: New bill could impose $1.6 million penalty on companies across region responsible for toxic emissions

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Australia facing 'unprecedented rise in climate denial'

NEWS: Head of independent Climate Council Tim Flannery says politicians and the media are complicit in spreading misinformation

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US and China set for latest climate change discussions

NEWS: Climate change is key focus at US-China economic dialogue in Beijing, as countries’ relationship comes under strain

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UN officials say there is 'greater clarity' over 2015 climate deal

NEWS: Countries are converging on what pledges towards a global agreement should look like, say co-chairs of talks

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French Foreign Minister launches attack against fossil fuels

NEWS: Former prime minister and possible UN climate talks president Laurent Fabius says oil and gas subsides must be cut

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France and India pledge to cooperate at UN climate talks

NEWS: French Foreign Minister says India will be a ‘major player’ at 2015 Paris summit, backing Modi to deliver a new approach

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India faces climate 'isolation' warns ex minister

NEWS: Prime Minister Modi may have to make concessions and agree emission cuts at UN talks if old alliances breaks down

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UK prime minister swayed by climate sceptics - Huhne

NEWS: Climate deniers are influencing UK prime minister David Cameron, according to former energy secretary Chris Huhne

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