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UN releases 'multiple choice' of options for 2015 climate deal

NEWS: Released document outlines various pathways towards global carbon cutting package due to be agreed in Paris

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China struggling to meet emissions targets, says top official

NEWS: Strong policy mechanisms needed to keep China on track to reduce emissions intensity 17% by 2015, says NDRC chief

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Calderon dismisses 'false' choice between climate and economy

NEWS: Economic growth is compatible with tackling climate change, says leader of ‘Stern Review 2′ report on climate economics

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1.5C climate target 'out of range', says IPCC chair

NEWS: Efforts to stop warming above 1.5C no longer possible, says Edenhofer, with dire consequences for small island states

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Lima summit can deliver on adaptation and forests, says Peru climate chief

NEWS: Manuel Pulgar Vidal targets small successes at COP20 in December, citing consensus-building as key goal

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Right wing rise threatens EU climate change goals - report

NEWS: Influx of right wing climate sceptics after May election could see EU’s plans to decarbonise weakened

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IPCC report: we have the tools, now it's time for a tough UN climate deal

COMMENT: Bangladesh climate envoy says world has opportunity to avoid dangerous levels of global warming

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IPCC report: Urgent UN climate deal needed to meet CO2 targets

NEWS: Immediate and full participation in global climate agreements needed to curb temperature rises, says UN panel

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European Commission backs limited support for gas, coal power

NEWS: European Commission revises rules for state aid, allowing EU member states to support fossil fuel generation

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IPCC report 'key' to 2C global warming target review - US, EU

NEWS: Nations must consider findings of IPCC when deciding whether to limit warming to 1.5 or 2C, say developed countries

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US, UK, Germany canvass private sector on boosting climate finance

NEWS: World Bank and Merrill Lynch among those working on ‘Climate Finance Lab’ to speed up $100bn fundraising goal

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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

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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

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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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