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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 Times
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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