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EU, US business lobbies seek closer access to UN climate talks

Business lobbies in Europe and the US are pushing for a distinct, direct and formalised “business channel” into UN climate negotiations. In a submission to UN Climate...

Germany to miss 2020 climate target, government concedes in official report

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Saudi-led G20 energy statement backs fossil fuel bailouts

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African forest communities must be heard in the fight against climate change

The Congo rainforest is a hugely important carbon reservoir, yet the people who live there are often excluded from conversations about how to manage...

Ancient tombs discovery stalls Polish coal mine development

A proposed coal mine in Wilkopolska, central Poland, has been dealt a setback from history, with the discovery of Funnelbeaker burial mounds dating back...

EU climate deal fails amid four-nation revolt

Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary and Poland blocked an agreement on a net zero carbon target for 2050 The post EU climate deal fails amid four-nation...

India nears peak coal – Climate Weekly

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Germans deny Erdoğan’s desire for climate finance

A German government proposal to UN climate talks in Bonn will deny Turkey access to funds set aside for developing countries to adapt to climate change. In July, Turkish...

Don’t wake the bear: fragile climate talks begin in Bonn

During a year of climate confrontation, the world has closed ranks around the Paris deal struck in 2015. Momentum was “irreversible”, said a statement released by...

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