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EU mulls climate finance package ahead of Paris summit

NEWS: Luxembourg presidency proposes ‘toolbox’ to showcase funding amid fears cash drought could poision UN talks

Brazil, Indonesia climate pledges due within weeks - EU commissioner

NEWS: Miguel Arias Canete calls on all countries to submit national contributions to the UN for global deal

Why are big EU polluters moaning about carbon leakage?

ANALYSIS: Industries like cement and steel threaten to move jobs overseas if the price of emissions rises, in a challenge to climate goals

Business, Comment & Analysis
EU carbon market compromise pleases no-one

NEWS: Environmentalists criticise freebies to polluters, while business lobby claims carbon costs will drive manufacturing overseas

EU moves towards ratifying Kyoto Protocol extension

NEWS: Brussels says bloc will sign off beleaguered treaty before successor crafted at key climate summit

Battle over carbon freebies ahead of EU policy launch

NEWS: As heavy industries lobby for carbon price relief, experts warn against weakening flagship EU climate policy

EU-China summit ends with climate pledge imminent

NEWS: Global heavyweights sign climate change agreement in step-change in sino-European relations

Euroland: psyched and ready for climate charm offensive

ANALYSIS: The EU has its climate negotiating priorities set out on six foot banners, but will it get its way in Paris?

Comment & Analysis
EU unveils Morocco summit to gauge climate pledges

NEWS: Appraisal of power of UN country submissions to curb global warming set for October, but organiser unsure who will show

China, EU to talk long term emissions goal - Canete

NEWS: Power brokers to home in on climate at 29 June meet, while China may unveil critical carbon-cutting pledge, sources say

G7 poised for historic call to phase out fossil fuel emissions

NEWS: Delegates at summit indicate Angela Merkel has won battle for group of seven to target carbon pollution end

G7 set for critical climate talks as Paris summit looms

ANALYSIS: Bloc of leading developed nations primed to tackle climate goals as Angela Merkel steps up in crunch year

Judge Paris on participation, not CO2 cuts - Polish minister

INTERVIEW: Marcin Koroloc on Paris talks, differentiation, EU unity and why the ETS is on a hiding to nothing

US, EU fall flat on cutting forest emissions

NEWS: Follow Mexico’s lead, world’s 2nd and 3rd emitter told as emissions pledge for climate pact freeze out forests, study says

Living, Policy
Europe needs new energy policy as nuclear giants stumble

ANALYSIS: French-led nuclear industry faces unpromising future after string of technical faults, cost overruns and delays

European Commission drops demand to cut fossil fuel subsidies

NEWS: Bloc accused of ‘cowardice’ after wiping requests to ditch billion-dollar bumps for coal and oil from annual review of member states

EU, China set to announce climate pact late summer

NEWS: Carbon markets and green investment flows on agenda for economic superpowers ahead of Paris climate summit

EU-Swiss carbon market link raises fears of diluted climate ambition

NEWS: Carbon Market Watch calls for safeguards as emissions trading pact sets precedent for China and South Korea tie-ins

EU to take carbon market decision the size of Cambodia

NEWS: The difference between two options on reforms to key climate policy is 153 million tonnes CO2, say analysts

Leaked: EU confident plans for UN climate deal progressing

NEWS: China, Canada, Saudi Arabia and Australia set to deliver pledges by June; countries open to international ambition review