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Indian lawmaker submits private bill to achieve net zero emissions by 2050

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EU countries have brought in $1bn of coal subsidies since Paris

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Commission president hopeful calls for EU net-zero carbon by 2045

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As climate fight enters new phase, local responses are starved of funding

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Climate vulnerability should be factored into debt relief, says IMF head

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