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'Build bridges for Lima climate talks'
The UN’s climate chief urged country negotiators on Monday to “build bridges” at talks in Bonn towards a new, global pact that received fresh endorsement from world leaders last month.
The Guardian
Bonn climate talks: Key steps to support the world’s most vulnerable
What are the key issues with which negotiators will be grappling during this round of UN talks in Bonn?
Prakash Mathema: Poorest countries have the most to lose at UN climate talks
Nepal's Prakash Mathema is leading the UN climate change negotiations for the group of Least Developed Countries Group (LDC). According to him, an ambitious outcome at the 2015 Paris UN summit can only be reached if vulnerability to climate change impacts of poorest countries are taken into consideration.
EU climate talks enter end game with everything still to play for
Diplomatic and lobbying activity across the EU stepped up a notch today, as governments and industry groups sought to set out their stall ahead of this week's crucial European Council meeting on the bloc's 2030 energy and climate change package.
Business Green
EU summit to debate multi-billion carbon quota 'transfer' system
EXCLUSIVE: European leaders meeting later this week for an EU summit on energy and climate change will discuss proposals allowing energy-rich nations like France and Germany to transfer 10% of CO2 emissions quotas to member states such as Poland, who are struggling to diversify their energy mix.
UPDATE 2-Britain targets 2017 for start of European carbon market reforms
Britain wants reforms to Europe's Emissions Trading System (ETS) to start from 2017, four years earlier than proposed, hoping to tackle the scheme's massive oversupply and boost investment in clean technologies.
Denmark's plan to offset transport emissions sparks EU row
A Danish bid to expand carbon offsetting to the transport sector has triggered uproar among NGOs and academics, with one new analysis saying it would devastate efforts to reign in fuel emissions.
The Guardian
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