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New Zealand’s farmers have a chance to be climate leaders

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Australian voters can’t trust the Coalition on climate and energy

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Merkel pledges to make Germany carbon neutral by 2050

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Brazil cancels Latin America climate week: national media

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Venice floods show Europe needs sustainable finance to avoid disaster

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Cement giant Heidelberg pledges to cut emissions in line with Paris climate goals

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New guidelines, old loopholes as world’s carbon accounting is overhauled

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Germany must lead efforts to revive international climate action

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