Why are German coal workers so powerful, when there are so few?

With Germany slipping from its position as a climate leader, an industry with just 20,000 jobs is dictating policy to the federal government The post...

China flexes its muscle as climate talks near end with slow progress

As UN climate talks drew towards a close on Friday night – barring some minor scuffling – China’s lead envoy Xie Zhenhua strode up and...

Green Climate Fund simplifies application process for small projects

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has launched a simplified application process to help developing countries get access to funding for small-scale climate projects. In response...

Fight over finance threatens end of climate talks

Climate talks in Bonn stalled on Friday, hours before they were supposed to conclude, as rich countries refused to submit to demands to discuss...

China, India policies improve global warming outlook: analysis

The outlook for curbing global warming has improved since last year as a result of policy moves in China and India, analysts said on...

Four overlooked issues at the Bonn climate talks

Developing world negotiators said they were anxious that their core issues could fall off the table as the clock counted down on the Bonn...

Climate talks fight leads to concessions to developing countries

A wrangle over the climate commitments made by rich countries before 2020 has resulted in several concessions to developing countries. Climate talks in Bonn have been...

Brexit turmoil means UK government must lead on climate

Britain’s decision to trigger the negotiation of its departure from the EU presents significant challenges to the UK’s climate agenda and the investors who...

Call for polluters to pay ‘climate damages tax’

Global civil society organizations are calling for a tax on fossil fuel supplies to fund support to people hit by climate change impacts. Polluters should pay for...

No finance plan for climate change victims in draft UN decision

Countries battered by climate change face leaving UN talks in Bonn empty-handed, after a draft decision on Tuesday deferred key finance discussions to next year. Vulnerable...

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