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France to Trump: ‘No Paris Agreement, no trade agreement’

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Bolsonaro’s deforestation of the Amazon has already begun

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France set for ‘massive’ renewables boom under president Macron

France is set for a renewables boom under newly elected president Emmanuel Macron, according to his choice for prime minister.Edouard Philippe told France Inter radio the...

Weekly wrap: Carmichael curveball and subsidy-free offshore wind

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Is China the leader UN climate talks need?

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Chinese environment leader steps down, admitting sexual harassment

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The ‘laughing matter’ of Australia’s relationship with the Pacific

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Dutch PM calls for more ambitious 2030 EU climate target

The Dutch prime minister has urged the EU to “raise the bar” on climate action by adopting a new emissions reduction target for 2030 of 55% below...

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