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US Secretary of State John Kerry announces launch of Climate Change Working Group between both countries

Least Developed Countries chair Prakash Mathema tells RTCC world’s poorest plan to be the loudest at the UN climate change negotiations

Famine, drought and food security set to dominate climate change summit hosted by the Irish Government today

Foreign Minister’s meeting in London arrange additional brainstorming session for officials to evaluate risks

UK, France, Italy and Germany lead calls to reform emissions trading system or face distortion of the single market

Former chief scientific advisor to government says there is little disagreement on climate science in Westminster

Reports from Delhi suggest government is planning to establish when the country’s greenhouse gas emissions are likely to peak

Bangladesh lead climate change negotiator Quamrul Chowdhury says urgent and increased levels of finance are needed

Karen Orenstein from Friends of the Earth argues the track record of the private sector in development investment does not stand up to scrutiny

Former Governor of California says latest climate science is “sobering” and says he is concerned warnings are being ignored

Opposition leader says he will scrap Climate Commission together with carbon tax introduced last year

Emissions fell 1.4% despite the current ineffective state of the Emissions Trading Scheme and increase in coal use

Rare good news for climate treaty as Kabul becomes 192nd capital to ratify Protocol

Lawyers train negotiators from least developed countries in an effort to level the playing field at the UN climate talks

Least Developed Countries bloc at UN climate talks say they are prepared to commit themselves to binding cuts in their emissions of greenhouse gases

Developing nations say State Department hosted summit on April 10-11 needs to provide pathway for key funds to be delivered

Despite an ailing carbon market and shrinking economy, the importance of Europe’s climate and energy policies reaches far and wide

Leading Canadian politician warns country could quit UN climate talks after decision to leave UN desertification agreement

A selection of comments and analysis on the EU green paper: “A 2030 framework for climate and energy policies”

Plans enter consultation process as Commissioners stress “economic necessity” of new climate and energy goals