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France backs fight against fossil fuel subsidies ahead of Paris climate change conference
France on Friday endorsed an eight-nation call for fossil fuel reform ahead of this year's international conference on climate change.
G7 agrees greater role for climate change in foreign policy
Foreign ministers back report describing climate change as one of the biggest global security threats of the 21st century
Developed world needs to walk the talk on climate change: Prakash Javadekar
Ministers from the 17 major emitters, including Indian environment minister Prakash Javadekar, are meeting in Washington DC on Sunday and Monday to address some contentious issues and find a way to ensure a successful outcome at the UN-sponsored climate meet in Paris later this year.
Economic Times
Obama says 'no greater threat to planet than climate change'
US President Barack Obama said Saturday that climate change poses the world's biggest single threat.
Boardrooms and public fuel momentum for climate change: experts
A new climate deal this year is unlikely to include enough money or emissions cuts to be effective but a surge of action outside governments could drive a more ambitious approach to tackling climate change, according to specialists.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
India agrees to phase down HFC, seeks more time
Reversing its long opposition, India has made a formal proposal to amend the Montreal Protocol to bring phasing down of climate-damaging refrigerant hydrofluorocarbon (HFC), which is used in air-conditioners, refrigerators and insulating foam, under its ambit.
Times of India
Australia's Direct Action climate policy challenged by US, China and Brazil at the UN
Australia's Direct Action climate policy challenged by US, China and Brazil at the UN
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