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Adaptation as complicated as cutting emissions – UN disasters envoy

NEWS: Governments must not see adaptation as ‘politically easy’ way out of tackling climate change, says Margareta Wahlström

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Norway's oil fund to increase clean energy investments

NEWS: Norway’s $800 billion wealth fund to double investments in renewables and energy efficiency

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IPCC's latest report can galvanise political action on climate

COMMENT: UN climate science study surprised few, but warnings of serious impacts could drive UN talks forward

Comment & Analysis, Policy
Public-private collaboration essential to tackle climate challenge

COMMENT: Stronger links between business, academia and the public sector are essential to thrive in a warming world, writes Climate-KIC’s Mary Ritter

Comment & Analysis, Policy
How can developing nations close the climate finance gap?

COMMENT: Cash flows from rich to poor remain slow, but developing nations aren’t wasting time waiting

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Ban Ki-moon: world leaders 'narrow minded' on climate change

NEWS: Crises in Syria and Ukraine have distracted world leaders from the urgency of climate change, says UN Secretary General

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UN considers biennial climate summits post 2015 deal

NEWS: Global negotiations could take place every two years as UN body focuses on implementing decisions

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US, China and EU agree to cooperate on UN climate treaty

NEWS: High-level meetings at the EU see world’s three largest emitters agree to strengthen discussions on 2015 Paris treaty

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Paris 2015 climate summit blow as key minister resigns

NEWS: Pascal Canfin resignation “a loss” to UN climate process say observers, as new government forms

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Marshall Islands President first to commit to Ban's climate summit

NEWS: Christopher Loeak confirms he will bring “bold actions” to UN Secretary General’s September meeting

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IPCC report: Kerry and Hague call for tough climate action

NEWS: John Kerry and William Hague say latest UN science study is evidence global deal on climate is required

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Swiss RE calls for adaptation drive as extreme weather events rise

NEWS: Insurers on the frontline of climate change say more investment is needed in resilient infrastructure

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US Senate's 66 votes should not shape global climate talks

COMMENT: Climate realists say a legally binding UN deal won’t work – but they’re on the wrong side of history says E3G’s Liz Gallagher

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Ban Ki-moon urges end to climate change 'silence'

NEWS: Speaking during Greenland visit, UN Secretary General says he wants to work closely with world leaders on climate issue

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Global warming threatens 'security and economy' say US, EU

NEWS: Obama and EU leaders say sustainable economic growth impossible without climate action

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UN climate science report will highlight 'limits to adaptation'

NEWS: Focus on limits to adaptation within the new IPCC report could sharpen focus on loss and damage within UN talks

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Russia inches closer to revealing 2030 climate target

NEWS: “Tough” policy option could see Russia’s 2030 carbon emissions stabilise at around today’s levels

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India and Brazil “stalling” on global climate treaty says UK envoy

NEWS: World still not united on tackling global warming, says UK’s special representative on climate change

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UN climate leaders reflect on 20 years of talks

COMMENT: past UN climate chiefs reflect on the negotiating process, and outline where they see progress

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EU delays 2030 climate package decision until October

Green groups and developing countries say Europe has lost ‘climate leader’s’ mantle after postponing new laws

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