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John Kerry hosts summit on ocean acidification

NEWS: Presidents and princes will gather at US state department to discuss challenges of acidifying oceans

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UN climate envoys inch towards draft agreement

NEWS: UN climate talks end positively in Bonn, with negotiators saying they are one step closer to a 2015 agreement

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Norway ratifies UN Kyoto Protocol extension

NEWS: Pressure growing on EU as internal rows force bloc to postpone backing of key UN treaty

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Lack of finance holding up UN talks, say world's poorest

NEWS: UN talks in Bonn have delivered no progress on delivering climate finance, says LDC negotiator

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Hilary Clinton hints at climate change fears in new book

NEWS: Potential 2016 Presidential candidate says environment cannot be relegated behind economic concerns

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Hawaii passes climate change adaptation law

NEWS: New law creates climate council and seeks to protect islands from threat of rising sea levels

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New Zealand rejects offer to join Australia's anti-climate alliance

NEWS: Efforts by Canada and Australia to build consensus against further climate laws appear to be crumbling

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Russia-Ukraine crisis seeps into UN climate talks

NEWS: Former allies banned from cooperating as Ukraine prepares to align with EU’s climate stance

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UK minister dismisses Australia and Canada climate 'alliance'

NEWS: London wants leaders in Canberra and Ottawa to play ‘responsible proactive’ role in curbing global greenhouse gas emissions

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Expectations for UN's Green Climate Fund vary by billions

NEWS: Talks on climate finance continue at UN, but with little clarity on how much money to expect before Lima

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Denmark set to approve new climate change law

NEWS: Denmark to pass climate change bill into law, putting its 2020 ambition at twice the EU

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MPs agree on 'blueprint' for UN climate deal in 2015

NEWS: Domestic laws should be ‘at the heart’ of Paris agreement, say 400 lawmakers from 80 countries

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Venezuela urges civil society to boost "boring" UN talks

NEWS: Caracas government to focus on social impacts of climate change ahead of UN Lima conference

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Chinese 'carbon cap' unlikely to reduce emissions

NEWS: Rumoured peak in Chinese emissions would still be insufficient to put China on 2C pathway

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Peru UN climate talks chair admits time running out for deal

NEWS: Incoming president of Lima conference warns that countries must be “realistic” about UN climate deal

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EU climate deal in balance as row simmers over 40% CO2 target

NEWS: Poland remains opposed to 40% target, saying it would leave poorer nations compensating for over-ambition

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Finland reveals new climate change laws

NEWS: Parliament agrees to target 80% emissions reduction by 2050 and promote use of renewable energy

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Climate campaigners tell leaders to 'stand with us, or stand aside'

NEWS: Mass gathering of NGOs outside UN talks in Bonn highlights growing unrest over progress at high-level discussions

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UN outlines criteria for 2015 climate deal pledges

NEWS: Guidelines for national contributions presented as countries start to formulate draft agreement

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China sets target to slash potent 'f-gas' GHGs

NEWS: Beijing sets target to cut CO2 from refrigerant chemicals by 280m tonnes by end of 2015, defusing HFC ‘carbon bomb’

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