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Second rejection of reforms in June could finish emissions trading scheme off warns EU presidency and Climate Commissioner Hedegaard

Secretary of State releases strong statement 43 years after he attended the first Earth Day in 1970

Former chief climate change diplomat on UK Treasury, Canada, Kyoto, ‘legal nihilism’ at UNFCCC and why it’s time for a new model of economic growth

With its emissions trading scheme in tatters, the EU may struggle to demonstrate it’s still a climate leader – but as Joe Curtin argues – it’s vital it plays a role

Former UK climate diplomat John Ashton says climate scientists must actively communicate their findings – but under certain conditions

Guardian: Connie Hedegaard’s attempts to introduce longer-term reforms will face fierce opposition from a powerful business lobby

Figureheads of both sides of the debate resort to name calling after proposals were voted down on Tuesday

Officially British and European greenhouse gas emissions are declining, but if you add in consumption based emissions, they rise dramatically

Event was a “dog and pony show” for US private finance initiatives with no meaningful dialogue on solutions to the $5.7 trillion

Ministers and campaigners react to the news that the EU’s flagship climate change policy will not be urgently reformed, leading some to write it off as “irrelevant”

UNCCD’s Luc Gnacadja tells RTCC he cannot understand why the Ottawa Government decided to quit the convention

MEPs will vote on Tuesday to decide whether to go ahead with plans that supporters say will save the bloc’s emissions trading scheme

Government becomes latest to join private sector partnership to reduce deforestation as efforts through the UN continue to be mired in red tape and controversy

New report highlights acceleration of domestic level policies to combat climate change regardless of the lack of progress at the UNFCCC

Countries agree to increase cooperation ahead of 2015 global treaty on climate change

US Secretary of State John Kerry announces launch of Climate Change Working Group between both countries

Least Developed Countries chair Prakash Mathema tells RTCC world’s poorest plan to be the loudest at the UN climate change negotiations

Famine, drought and food security set to dominate climate change summit hosted by the Irish Government today

Foreign Minister’s meeting in London arrange additional brainstorming session for officials to evaluate risks

UK, France, Italy and Germany lead calls to reform emissions trading system or face distortion of the single market