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EU pushes Poland to drive climate ambition as UN host

One of the big question marks over Poland’s climate talks this December is to what extent the conference will also be European — A letter sent from Austria’s EU council presidency to the Polish organisers on Friday, shared with Climate Home News, gives an indication of how the EU hopes to progress its agenda when …

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Bangkok climate talks: key outcomes on the Paris Agreement ‘rulebook’

Time is running short for countries to decide the practical details of how the Paris Agreement will be brought to life, known as the Paris “rulebook” — Negotiators meeting in Bangkok have just concluded another round of climate talks. The key aim was to whittle down a series of lengthy documents into a set of …

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How the Paris Agreement can take on fossil fuel supply

The UN deal doesn’t mention coal, oil or gas, but it can still be used to limit their extraction — The idea governments and industry need to limit the extraction of fossil fuels to avoid dangerous global warming is starting to move from the fringe to the mainstream of climate change policy-making. Over the past …

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Which countries have not ratified the Paris climate agreement

Nearly three years after it was agreed, more than a tenth of global emissions are generated in countries that have not formally adopted the deal — Liberia is about to join 178 other parties in ratifying the Paris Agreement, after its senate voted in June to approve the deal. The west African nation will soon …

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EU climate efforts not living up to Paris promises, says NGO

Report ranking national efforts finds many European nations are working against efforts to increase ambition to act on climate change — Many EU countries are veering off the course of action they committed to under the Paris Agreement, according to a new report. Published by NGO Climate Action Network (Can) Europe, the report ranks countries …

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