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EU report calls for more effort to meet environmental goals
The European Union's environment body says the 28 member states need to do more to meet long-term environmental goals, including targets for greenhouse gas emissions.
AP
 
Nineteen EU nations hand out 500 mln free 2015 CO2 permits
Nineteen countries, including Germany, Britain and France, have so far handed out a total of around 500 million free European Union carbon permits to industry to cover their 2015 emissions, European Commission data showed on Tuesday.
Reuters
 
China hopes novice environment chief will be breath of fresh air
One year after "declaring war" on pollution, China has appointed an inexperienced outsider as its new environment minister tasked with breathing life into a massive clean-up campaign that even optimists say will take decades to complete.
Reuters
 
China in Talks to Determine Top Climate Negotiator for Paris
China, the world’s biggest carbon emitter, is in discussions to determine a top negotiator for climate talks in Paris at the end of this year.
Bloomberg
 
Focus on green tech to tackle climate change, says UK's climate adviser
Green technology should be as much a focus of tackling climate change as the United Nations negotiations leading up to a crunch conference in Paris this December, the UK’s top foreign office adviser on climate said on Tuesday.
Guardian
 
Climate change warning catches investors off guard
If Paris conference seals deal that halves money to oil producers it will be a triumph for green lobby
Financial Times
 
Senate committee battles over climate change transparency
In a new chapter in Congress’s battle over climate change and how to address it, senators on the Environment and Public Works Committee are dueling over scientific conflicts of interest and academic freedom.
Boston Globe
 
 
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