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EU-China summit ends with climate pledge imminent

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

Policy
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

Policy
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

Policy
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

Policy
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

Policy
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

Policy
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

Energy
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

Energy
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

Policy
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

Policy
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

Business
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

Policy
Lampedusa tragedy shows need for humane climate migration plan

COMMENT: Climate change will result in more people crossing borders; they must be given a safe, legal route to do so

Comment & Analysis
Major companies use lobby groups to water down EU climate policy - study

NEWS: Businesses should reconsider links with trade associations hostile to climate action, argues Policy Studies Institute

Business
EU energy union fails to tackle falling industrial efficiency

ANALYSIS: European leaders seem unaware that energy intensity in the steel, cement and chemicals industries has stalled or increased

Comment & Analysis
Business leaders call for low carbon EU energy union

NEWS: Unilever, Heathrow and GlaxoSmithKline are among 22 companies urging European heads of state to promote green investment

Policy
Doubts raised over Europe's ability to meet 2030 climate target

NEWS: Europe has made progress in cutting greenhouse gas emissions, but long-term reduction aims look unachievable, says report

Policy
EU commits to cut emissions "at least" 40% by 2030 in UN pledge

NEWS: Ministers in Brussels approve target for 2015 Paris climate deal, making bloc second after Switzerland to publish official submission

Policy