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WHO should declare climate change a "health emergency"

NEWS: The British Medical Journal says Ebola deaths will “pale into insignificance” compared to mayhem caused by global warming

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UK PM Cameron skims over climate in key speech

NEWS: UK Conservative leader devotes one line in hour-long speech to climate change as he sets out election priorities

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Six EU states cast doubt on proposed 2030 climate goals

NEWS: Central European countries reject renewables and efficiency goals as part of EU’s 2030 climate package

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Thousands sign petition against 'petrolhead' climate commissioner

NEWS: Incoming EU climate and energy chief faces rising opposition as MEPs prepare to question his appointment

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Modi gets behind HFC crackdown at US-India meeting

NEWS: India will cooperate with global efforts to phase out the potent greenhouse gases, prime minister Narendra Modi agrees

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US calls for 'Sputnik' style drive to save Arctic

NEWS: The US will make climate change its top priority as chair of the Arctic Council, says US Arctic envoy

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Hedegaard: EU is still a 'climate leader'

INTERVIEW: Outgoing EU climate chief faces one last battle to assure her legacy as UN emissions deal looms

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Three UK Conservatives talk climate change

INTERVIEW: Ahead of the Conservative Party Conference, leading Tories tell RTCC where they stand on climate science, policy and scepticism

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India's green court says 'no' to felling Mahan forest for coal

NEWS: National Green Tribunal revokes licence to clear forest, but clear threat remains to India’s ancient forest

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EU climate chief: India won't have to make carbon cuts for Paris deal

NEWS: Connie Hedegaard says Delhi does need to demonstrate progress on renewables and efficiency by 2015

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EPA chief hits back at critics of Obama's clean power plan

NEWS: It is climate change, not curbs on coal power, that will hurt the US economy, argues Gina McCarthy

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Peru ratifies Kyoto Protocol extension to 2020

NEWS: Peru and Djibouti say they have officially signed on to the UN’s treaty to reduce emissions prior to 2020

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Indian court cancels coal mining licences in corruption crackdown

NEWS: Outcome of “coalgate” scandal grants temporary reprieve to ancient forests, but does not quench India’s thirst for coal

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Strong EU 2030 package needed for global climate deal - Gambia

INTERVIEW: Europe’s 2030 climate and energy package is critical to a strong deal in Paris, says negotiator for least developed countries

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Green Climate Fund receives $1.3 billion in new pledges

NEWS: France leads the way with $1 billion pledge to green bank, while developing countries also make surprise contributions

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UN climate summit: Mandela's widow says leaders lack courage

NEWS: Graca Machel, member of the Elders group, attacks world leaders for weak promises at New York summit

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Liberia and Norway pledge to tackle deforestation

NEWS: New partnership sees Ebola-stricken country pledge to take on economic costs of reducing deforestation

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Society has "mobilised" against climate change - Hollande

NEWS: The French president said leaders must “define a new economy for the world” as they head towards a global climate deal in Paris next year

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7 areas of climate action at the UN climate summit

NEWS: UN summit sees pledges on forests, food security, finance and more. We provide an overview of some key promises

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Kiribati president: My people are the polar bears of the Pacific

NEWS: President Anote Tong calls for world leaders to pay attention to sinking island at today’s historic climate summit in New York

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