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UN climate fund passes financing threshold with Japan deal
The U.N.'s fund for climate aid to developing countries says it now has enough cash to kick off projects before a key climate summit in Paris.
AP
 
UN climate fund gears up to deploy cash after Japan inks pledge
The U.N.'s Green Climate Fund can start deciding where to deploy its cash following the signing of an agreement with the Japanese government that means it will have enough money to begin operating.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
 
Global news organisations agree to share climate change content
The Guardian, El País, Le Monde and China Daily are among 25 publishers aiming to raise awareness in the runup to the next UN summit
Guardian
 
Fossil fuel giants reject calls to keep oil, gas and coal in ground
Heads of Statoil, Glencore and Total use Paris summit to register climate concern but dismiss fears assets are dangerous
RTCC
 
Top EU companies urge drastic cuts in greenhouse gas emissions
Top European companies urged governments on Thursday to set a goal of slashing greenhouse gas emissions to net zero well before 2100, saying that going green can bring profits rather than costs.
Reuters
 
Coal and solar power executives clash at Paris climate conference
Tony Hayward, chairman of mining company Glencore, has clashed with wind and solar power executives who say renewable energy can replace coal in industrialising countries such as India and China.
Financial Times
 
Climate Change: Some Companies Reject ‘Business as Usual’
When it comes to climate change, business as usual is simply “not an option”. That was the view of Eldar Saetre, CEO of Norwegian multinational Statoil, as international industry leaders met in Paris for a two-day Business & Climate Summit, six months ahead of the next United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 21 ) that will also be held in the French capital.
IPS
 
 
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