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The shipping industry will be urged to align with international climate goals under a declaration to be launched at a climate summit in Paris next Tuesday. The intervention...

EU reveals climate fund details as critics worry cash won’t be enough

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US Democrats will carry global hopes for climate action to 2020 poll

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The Chinese coal city that electrified its entire taxi fleet

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Why is tiny Nauru getting $26.9m in climate finance to build a port?

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Climate Weekly: Tooling up for Bangkok

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Norway calls for $1 trillion fund to sell some oil and gas stocks

The government proposes to divest a reported $7.5 billion worth of shares in oil production, without banning mixed oil majors like Shell and Exxon...

In Bangkok, governments scramble to agree Paris climate rulebook

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Insurers urged to stop underwriting coal projects, following Axa move

A coalition of green groups is calling on insurers to stop underwriting coal projects, on account of the risk they pose to the climate.The #UnfriendCoal...

Germany announces carbon emission rise for second year in a row

An increase in transport sector emissions drove up Germany’s total greenhouse gas emissions for the second time in a row in 2016, according to the the...

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