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Juncker blow as EU Parliament votes out Bratusek

NEWS: Nomination for head of energy union rejected as MEPs turn against former Slovenian prime minister

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Friendless candidate for top EU energy job heads for exit

NEWS: Alenka Bratusek is likely to be dropped after disastrous hearing, while controversial climate candidate Miguel Arias Canete is set to be approved

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African countries demand $7 billion for green fund by December

NEWS: DRC envoy says capitalisation of fund by end of 2014 is a “red line” for developing world

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EU energy plans in limbo as MEPs grill proposed commissioner

NEWS: Former Slovenian prime minister Alenka Bratusek branded “vague and evasive” in EU Parliament interrogation

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India refusal to cut CO2 emissions is "wrong" says ex minister

NEWS: Maintaining division between rich and poor nations at UN climate talks is relic of an old world, says Jairam Ramesh

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EU top climate job in doubt as greens round on Canete

NEWS: Green and centre-left MEPs are unconvinced by candidate Miguel Arias Cañete’s commitment to tackling climate change

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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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