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Strong Paris deal needed to make carbon pricing work – analysts

NEWS: Carbon markets are only as good as the political goals that underpin them, say analysts in response to New York pledge

For small islands states, the renewables revolution is already here

COMMENT: Island states are may be small, but they're powerful when it comes to renewables, write three foreign ministers

New York summit renews confidence in climate action

ANALYSIS: From 400,000 marching in the streets of New York to the affirmations of world leaders at the UN, there is a renewed confidence in climate

10 best leaders’ pledges at the UN summit

ANALYSIS: World leaders delivered around 16 hours of speeches yesterday. But who actually delivered meaningful pledges?

Costa Rica is green and growing despite climate concerns

COMMENT: Costa Rica is vulnerable to climate change but benefits from green policies, writes environment minister

Coal trains stopped in UK and Poland protests

NEWS: Greenpeace activists "occupy" coal train in the UK to highlight climate dangers, while Polish miners block Russian imports

F is for farmer field schools

UN climate summit: Mandela’s widow says leaders lack courage

NEWS: Graca Machel, member of the Elders group, attacks world leaders for weak promises at New York summit

Liberia and Norway pledge to tackle deforestation

NEWS: New partnership sees Ebola-stricken country pledge to take on economic costs of reducing deforestation

Society has “mobilised” against climate change – Hollande

NEWS: The French president said leaders must "define a new economy for the world" as they head towards a global climate deal in Paris next year

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