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|France's Hollande sees many obstacles to climate deal in Paris|
French President Francois Hollande said on Monday there were many obstacles to reaching a U.N. deal to fight climate change at a summit in Paris in December, with concerns about the strategy of big emerging nations such as India.
|Hollande sur la Conférence climat: «Plus j'avance, plus je regarde les obstacles»|
François Hollande préfère prévenir: un accord à la conférence sur le climat, organisée en décembre 2015 à Paris, n'est pas acquis d'avance.
|Canada’s GHG emissions rose in 2013, leaving little room to meet 2020 target|
Canada’s greenhouse-gas emissions rose in 2013, propelled by higher oil and gas production, Environment Canada said in a report to the United Nations that suggests the country has little hope of meeting its international commitments.
|Globe and Mail|
|Australia can cut emissions without harming economy|
One day after Australia was questioned by the US and China on the slow pace of its greenhouse gas cuts, a new report suggests it can cut further and still keep growing its economy.
|Marshall Islands calls for curbs on maritime carbon emissions|
The Marshall Islands, holder of one of the world’s largest shipping registries, has called for curbs on maritime carbon emissions before a global climate deal due to be finalised in Paris in December.
|Here’s What China Closing Coal-Power Plants Means for Emissions|
China’s recent scrapping of small coal plants will avoid the release of as much as 11.4 million metric tons annually of climate-warming carbon dioxide, helping the country cut emissions for the first time in more than a decade.
|India considers twin-track climate plans towards UN deal|
Insiders hint radical carbon cuts unlikely, with Delhi depending on global support to clean energy supply
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