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Mid-year talks to shape fate of climate pact
Negotiators are gearing for twin meetings next week that may determine whether the vaunted 2015 Paris climate accord will be a big bang or a fizzle.
AFP
 
UN Fosters Use of Pre-2020 Carbon Credits for Climate Plans
The United Nations climate secretariat’s head of carbon-market demand encouraged countries to use existing credits created under the Kyoto Protocol to meet emission-reduction targets even after that pact ends in 2020.
Bloomberg
 
France defends 'imperfect' fossil fuel sponsors for Paris climate summit
French climate official says sponsorship of UN climate conference by EDF, Air France, and other big carbon emitters was needed for financial reasons
Guardian
 
Oil giants brush up climate credentials ahead of Paris summit
New initiative backed by UK, Chinese and Saudi firms seeks to explore ways they can contribute to emissions challenge
RTCC
 
David Cameron: 'It’s time the market got to work on climate change'
UK Prime Minister says he is 'fully behind' François Hollande's ambitions for a global climate dea
BusinessGreen
 
UNESCO says Great Barrier Reef not in danger
UNESCO has stopped short of listing the Great Barrier Reef as endangered but expressed concerns over its health, as environmental groups say the Australian government must up efforts to protect the unique ecosystem.
Deutsche Welle
 
This has been a month of extreme weather around the world
Even for a world getting used to wild weather, May seems stuck on strange.
AP
 
 
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