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Ed Miliband: climate change needs more than photo-ops

NEWS: Hugging huskies will not solve ‘ultimate challenge’ of climate change, UK Labour leader says in plea for end to photo-op politics

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Rainforest protection could “stagnate or decline” without support

NEWS: Green groups and private sector says REDD+ is key to cutting emissions, but government action is needed

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Loss and damage: UN receives new climate compensation plans

NEWS: Ideas flood in on how Warsaw’s loss and damage mechanism could limit damage to the world’s most vulnerable

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Europe proposes 30% energy savings target for 2030

NEWS: European Commission targets 30% energy savings by 2030 after last-minute wrangling

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China and US presidents to attend Ban Ki-moon climate summit

NEWS: Barack Obama and Xi Jinping are on “a very long list” of leaders signed up, says UN climate chief

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Venezuela climate summit calls for end to "green economy"

NEWS: UN-backed event ends with unusual call from civil society groups to end capitalism

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UN row simmers over climate inclusion in development goals

NEWS: UN’s draft development agenda contains climate goal, but NGOs concerned it could be dropped

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Australia carbon axe leaves poor 'helpless' says Zambia minister

NEWS: Latest blow means rich countries need to deliver on finance and emission cuts in 2015 warns Wylbur Simuusa

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Finnish minister 'optimistic' on UN climate deal

NEWS: US and China cooperation offers hope of success in Paris next year, says Ville Niinisto

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Morocco hailed as climate 'poster child' after oil subsidy axe

NEWS: Government move to stop funding cheap petrol and diesel hailed as major progress by World Bank’s Rachel Kyte

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Margareta Wahlstrom: how to deliver a UN climate deal

ANALYSIS: Another UN climate deal will be signed off in March 2105 – and no one’s fighting about it. How is this possible?

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Environmental concerns as Peru cuts red tape for mining

NEWS: Peruvian law could damage rainforests and indigenous rights, undermining credibility ahead of UN climate talks

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Ex UK environment minister Paterson to give GWPF lecture

NEWS: Days after quitting government, former environment minister Owen Paterson agrees to address climate sceptic gathering

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Venezuela 'inconsistent' on climate change, say local activists

NEWS: Venezuelan NGOs have accused their government of hypocrisy on climate change, at a civil society meeting ahead of global talks

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Australia axes carbon tax - international reactions

NEWS: RTCC rounds up the world’s response to Australia’s repeal of its carbon tax

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Finland urges Europe to unite for global climate talks

NEWS: Europe must speak “with one voice” at global climate talks in Paris next year, says Finnish minister

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Ideas on UN climate deal "converging", says German environment minister

NEWS: Petersberg Climate Dialogue in Berlin ends on positive note, as Hendrickssays world is on track to sign deal

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Ozone layer treaty could tackle super polluting HFCs

ANALYSIS: The Montreal Protocol could deliver quick, cheap pollution cuts if India and Gulf states get on board

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Juncker supports 30% energy efficiency target for EU

NEWS: Newly elected European Commission chief support for binding efficiency target praised by green groups

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UK warned on carbon budget amid government reshuffle

NEWS: Climate champions Greg Barker, William Hague leave government roles along with climate sceptic Owen Paterson

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