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Turkey withdraws bid to host 2020 UN climate talks, paving way for Glasgow

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UN envoy urges India to raise climate ambition

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Brazil says South American countries will meet over Amazon wildfires

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Dear EU leaders, why we are suing you for a 1.5C global warming limit

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Much hype surrounds China’s national carbon market. Expected to begin later this year, the cap and trade system has been ballyhooed as an “ambitious” climate...

Saudi Aramco dismisses peak oil demand ‘hype’, touts carbon efficiency

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Trade deal binds Brazil to Paris Agreement, says top EU official

'President Bolsonaro chose, and came with us,' said Cecilia Malmström, as she defended the EU deal with several South American nations The post Trade deal...

Chile steps up – Climate Weekly

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Leaked UN science report warns of clash between bioenergy and food

Models suggest large areas of land are needed for forests and biofuel crops to halt climate change, but this risks worsening hunger, draft tells...

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