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Zurich Insurance leads investor call for green bonds standards

NEWS: Pension funds, insurers and asset managers are keen to fund climate-friendly projects, but urge stricter rules to prevent greenwashing

China in Latin America: Growing links that could impact climate talks

ANALYSIS: A billion dollar trade deal will open up investments between Beijing and South America, but will it herald low carbon growth?

SolarAid project benefits 9 million in Africa, 1.5 million lights sold

NEWS: Some 1.5 million solar lamps have been sold across East Africa in a charity initiative to replace smoky, expensive, polluting kerosene

China climate policy hits oil demand growth forecast

NEWS: The International Energy Agency predicts a slowdown in oil consumption as emerging economies start to green their growth

Ballooning UN climate text risks becoming “unmanageable”

NEWS: Deluge of proposals from nearly 200 countries could make reaching agreement in Paris hard work, say delegates in Geneva

Care for the climate to get a Valentine’s Day date – poll

NEWS: Women are less likely to date someone who doesn't believe in taking climate action, poll shows

Is it ethical to invest in fossil fuels? How can environmental ethics inform our decision making? by Martin J Hodson and Margot R Hodson

Martin & Margot Hodson

Green groups tell G20 ministers to stop fossil fuel subsidies

NEWS: Turkish prime minister urged to focus on phasing out "inefficient" fossil fuel funds, in letter from 39 organisations

Book Review by Fr. Conor Donnelly: The Red Lacquered Gate by William E. Barrett

The history of the Catholic Church in China in the early 20th Century and the lead up to the Communist take-over has not been widely written about

US eyes climate cooperation with Iran at security summit

NEWS: Amid talks on Ukraine crisis and Iran's nuclear programme, John Kerry makes common cause with Tehran on climate change


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