|France invites Britain's Prince Charles to Paris climate conference |
French Ecology Minister Ségolène Royal on Thursday invited Britain's Prince Charles to the Paris climate change conference in December on a personal visit to his London home, handing over a written invitation from President François Hollande.
|Radio France International|
|France’s Ségolène Royal lambasts slow pace of climate talks|
Ségolène Royal, France’s environment minister, has criticised the sluggish pace of UN climate negotiations, saying they are so unwieldy they threaten efforts to seal a global warming deal in Paris this year.
|Financial markets ignore climate impacts at their peril: experts|
Financial markets have yet to grasp the urgency of investing in measures to protect businesses and people from the worsening impacts of climate change, depriving those efforts of much-needed funds, climate finance experts said.
|Thomson Reuters Foundation|
|Green investment bonds growing but rules needed to boost appeal |
A growing number of investors and energy firms say fixed-income bonds are a user-friendly way to raise the huge amounts of capital needed for a transition to lower carbon energy.
|World Bank sets methane price floor to cut emissions|
Initiative aims to drive investment in bioenergy and waste management in poor countries, limiting potent greenhouse gas
|World Bank sets date, start price for $25 million U.N. CO2 credit auction|
The World Bank will on July 15 hold a first of its kind auction worth $25 million for U.N.-backed carbon credits from projects designed to cut methane emissions, the bank said on Thursday.
|Climate change compounding natural disasters - Obama|
US President Barack Obama warned Thursday that climate change was making natural disasters worse, as he toured the National Hurricane Center ahead of the annual storm season.
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