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US denies backtracking on climate change goals

NEWS: US climate envoy said that more ambitious Copenhagen pledge had been contingent upon failed legislation

What chance of zero carbon emissions by 2050?

COMMENT: The net zero concept is simple – and applies to everyone, but could countries really achieve it by mid century?

Latin America a hotspot for renewable energy development

Lima climate talks: When climate finance goes bad

The Green Climate Fund was created to help poor countries adapt to climate change and adopt cleaner forms of energy.

Typhoon Hagupit update

One year after Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, Typhoon Hagupit made landfall on Saturday in Eastern Samar.

LIVE IN LIMA – DAY 7: UN COP20 climate change summit

Rolling commentary, news, analysis and video from the 20th Conference of the Parties to the UN Climate Convention in Lima, Peru

Lima climate talks: hopes, expectations and reality (in gifs)

We’re over halfway through the climate talks in Lima. Negotiating teams from the world’s governments have been working on a climate treaty.

Fracking, a threat to vulnerable people everywhere

The shale industry is expanding outside of its strong holds in Europe and the US.

Jonathan Ingleby reviews “The Earth Will Teach You” (Kevin Durrant)

Jonathan Ingleby

How have UN climate talks progressed since Copenhagen?

COMMENT: It's five years since the COP15 summit started in the Danish snows. Talks are still painful but much has changed


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