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UN urges countries to ratify Kyoto Protocol extension

NEWS: UN patience wears thin as nine out of 10 governments fail to sign 2012 climate treaty extension

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Canadian provinces bypass Harper to make climate a "priority"

NEWS: Quebec and Ontario plan joint action to cut carbon emissions

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China's Xi Jinping likely to skip UN climate summit

NEWS: Chinese premier latest head of state to miss Ban Ki-moon’s much heralded gathering

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Apollo mark two: UK climate envoy champions greentech fund

NEWS: Sir David King seeks US$10-20 billion for Global Apollo Programme to fund low carbon research

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Why does NATO still downplay climate threats?

ANALYSIS: With Ukraine and Afghanistan dominating this year’s Summit agenda, will NATO ever take climate change seriously?

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Climate change "robbing nations of right to exist" say small island leaders

NEWS: Climate change set to dominate discussions during 2014 Small Islands conference

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Q&A: Least developed countries on UN climate talks

Q&A: LDCs chair Prakash Mathema addresses hopes and fears of world’s poorest on UN climate deal

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Poland's Donald Tusk named next EU Council president

NEWS: Donald Tusk, a champion of coal and critic of EU’s tough climate policies will be the next Council chief

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French diplomats rallied to climate cause in run-up to Paris

NEWS: President Francois Hollande confirms he will go to Ban Ki-moon climate summit next month as French diplomacy ramps up ahead of Paris

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Chile set to pass Latin America's second carbon tax

NEWS: Proposed tax reforms will make polluters pay US$5 per tonne of carbon emissions

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WHO urges action on climate change to protect health

NEWS: First ever global climate and health conference highlights twin benefits of action on air pollution

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UK public ignorant of climate science consensus - poll

NEWS: Gap between reality and public perception of climate science is reminiscent of MMR controversy, says NGO

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Climate deal must crack down on free riders - study

NEWS: Norwegian researchers warn the world is further from an effective climate treaty than it was 15 years ago, as countries try to duck their obligations

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Nauru ambassador: moral voice of island states must be heard

INTERVIEW: Marginalised small island voices key for credible Paris deal, says Ambassador Marlene Moses

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Australian opposition 'unlikely' to keep climate off G20 agenda

NEWS: Australia lacks gravitas to cast off climate talk, with US and China likely to put pressure on Tony Abbott

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Ex-NATO chief: UN ability to tackle climate change has limits

NEWS: Veteran diplomat Javier Solana says real progress will only come at national level, hailing action in China, Uganda, Tuvalu

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Korolec: Poland is a climate policy success story

NEWS: Poland’s climate change minister says the coal-intensive nation can be a model for developing countries

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Colombia set to draft new climate law by November

NEWS: Latin American nation hopes tough environmental rules could assist its ambitions to gain OECD status

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US-Australia "meeting of minds" on climate - US official

NEWS: US and Australian government saw convergence on climate during annual meeting, despite polarised domestic policies

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India's Modi snubs Ban Ki-moon climate summit

NEWS: Low odds of new prime minister attending key meeting, with claims it clashes with travel schedule

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