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France ready to step in if climate talks stall, says Tubiana
Chief French climate diplomat says hosts of COP21 will take lead if countries fail to deliver new text by August
RTCC
 
Carbon tax or trade? Debate loses steam as world embraces both
Tax versus trade is an issue that has stalked the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) over its 10 years of existence, but is fading in importance as the world moves towards increased use of both methods of cutting greenhouse gas pollution.
Reuters
 
Corporate sponsorship of UN climate talks sparks NGO ire
France today unveiled a list of companies which will sponsor the year-end UN climate talks in Paris, sparking accusations of corporate "greenwashing" from campaigners.
AFP
 
Climat : des ONG dénoncent le financement de la COP21 par des « champions de la pollution »
La conférence sur le climat qui se tiendra en décembre à Paris (COP21) coûtera finalement 170 millions d’euros, soit 20 millions d’euros de plus que celle de Copenhague, en 2009.
Le Monde
 
Carbon pricing winning favour with tiger economies
More leading emerging nations are mulling making the polluter pay than ever before.
RTCC
 
Exxon, Chevron Say No Thanks to European Peers on Climate
The biggest U.S. oil producers have dismissed the prospect of joining their European peers in forging a common stance on climate change, with Exxon Mobil Corp.’s CEO saying he doesn’t intend to “fake it.”
Bloomberg
 
Norway oil fund to slash coal investments
Norway's parliamentary parties have agreed that the country's $900 billion sovereign wealth fund should stop investing in coal companies because of their impact on climate change.
AP
 
 
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