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Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights comes into force

On 5 February 2013, the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights received its tenth ratification, th

Cutting US emissions in eight simple steps

New report by the World Resources Institute (WRI) finds US needs drastic action to get carbon emissions back on track

News: Energy Minister paves the way for destructive new biomass plants

Energy Minister Fergus Ewing's decision today (7 February) on new subsidies for biomass will see Forth Energy's three proposed biomass plants net £

Arctic ministers urge swift climate action to protect region

Ministers from Canada, Russia and US join call to tackle black carbon and methane emissions to reduce short term warming

Climate change promises tough future for US farmers

US farms could be devastated by climate change, says a study by the country's Department of Agriculture

IEA: Business complacent about climate change

IEA’s chief economist Fatih Birol dismayed by lack of concern on climate change during the last month’s World Economic Forum meeting

Wind power cheaper than coal in Australia – Bloomberg

RTCC's morning briefing on the day's top climate change & green economy stories

Carbon War Room: Avoiding 2°C impossible without business

Peter Boyd says the private sector delivers on government legislation and without it policy can’t achieve anything alone

It's not Too Late to Book for Soundcheck 2013

News: Libor fine: time for RBS to start working for the benefit of society

Commenting on news today (6 February) that the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has been fined £390m for its involvement in the Libor scandal, Paul Dal


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Responding to Climate Change:

COMMENT: A 2015 carbon cutting deal needs a legal basis, argues Sebastian Oberthür, but it's not...

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