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SKETCH: Green start-ups can win big money in the EU-backed Climate-KIC competition. But are the judges after style or substance?

NEWS: Technology alone will not cut transport emissions enough, say researchers – the rich must travel less

NEWS: Hosts of 2015 climate summit adopt targets to cut fossil fuel use and boost the renewables sector

NEWS: Polluting coal plants will stay open unless policymakers act, say campaigners

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

NEWS: Energy secretary Ed Davey has seen off calls to weaken pollution controls, reaffirming the UK’s green ambitions

NEWS: Germany and the UK must crack down on their coal plants – some of the most polluting in Europe – to meet climate targets, say charities

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

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

NEWS: Green activists are protesting a trans-Atlantic trade deal they say could harm the environment

NEWS: Row over board membership means European funds cannot be used in flagship low carbon finance mechanism

NEWS: Coal-dependent Poland could challenge European 2030 carbon-cutting targets, warns UK energy secretary

NEWS: Likely EU Commission chief speaks out against controversial technology as he canvasses MEPs for votes

COMMENT: As European officials consider an energy efficiency target for 2030, two experts look at why and how it could be useful

ANALYSIS: Jean-Claude Juncker has his eye fixed on Europe’s economy, but climate looms large on the EU agenda

NEWS: Region faces €190 billion bill by 2080s if nothing is done to arrest temperature rise, says official report

NEWS: Nearly half EU countries will miss 2020 target to install digital electricity meters

NEWS: Most EU countries still on the fence or oppose binding efficiency target in 2030

NEWS: Pressure growing on EU as internal rows force bloc to postpone backing of key UN treaty

NEWS: Polluting industries are earning windfall profits which may ultimately undermine them says UK report