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John Ashton: We have too little democracy in the UK

COMMENT: Political expediency and commercial opportunism driving fossil fuel exploration, says UK's former chief climate diplomat

What can we expect from India’s climate pledge?

ANALYSIS: New Delhi is expected to submit its plans to the UN in September, balancing carbon cuts with development

White House “will not back down” on climate change plans

NEWS: Denis McDonough tells audience in DC administration is ready for fight for incoming environmental legislation

EU mulls climate finance package ahead of Paris summit

NEWS: Luxembourg presidency proposes 'toolbox' to showcase funding amid fears cash drought could poision UN talks

Global warming halfway to UN’s 2C limit – New Scientist

NEWS: All but one of the main surface temperature monitors has recorded a 1C rise since pre-industrial times, analysis shows
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World unites to fight wildlife crime as UN adopts historic resolution

New US climate plan due on Monday, roll-out set for 2022

NEWS: States could face two-year grace period to ensure they can meet new power plant emission standards

Washington DC is sinking into the sea – study

NEWS: The seat of US government faces six inches of subsidence this century, geologists say, making it vulnerable to sea level rise

Ahead of Paris, Russia becomes a climate policy wallflower

ANALYSIS: Moscow is politely absent from the climate debate, showing indifference rather than hostility to a global deal

Campaigners warn of climate finance corruption risk

ANALYSIS: Countries like Bangladesh and the Maldives need cash to deal with global warming, but have weak institutions

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UNISON:

There remains an “urgent need” to raise the national minimum wage to the level of a “proper...

UNA-UK:

On 21 July, the UN Security Council held its first meeting to discuss candidates for the next UN...

Unicef:

Statement attributable to Hanaa Singer, UNICEF Syria Representative, on attacks in Qamishli and...

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