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Rainforest nations seek easier access to UN carbon credit scheme

Countries that are home to rainforest and peatland vital to limiting climate change want easier access to sovereign carbon credits, a financial scheme to reward them for preserving their ecosystems, Congo Republic's environment minister says.

Deutsche Bank tightens coal finance policy but not oil and gas

Deutsche Bank tightens coal finance policy but not oil and gas

Deutsche Bank on Thursday tightened its coal financing policies but has yet to change its criteria for the oil and gas industries, drawing criticism from climate activists.
COP27 deal delivers landmark on 'loss and damage', but little else
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COP27 deal delivers landmark on 'loss and damage', but little else

Countries adopted a hard-fought final agreement at the climate summit that sets up a fund to help poor countries battered by climate disasters, but does not boost efforts to tackle the emissions causing them or say who should pay.
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COP27: Children from Global South make their presence felt at climate summit
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COP27: Children from Global South make their presence felt at climate summit

Eleven-year-old Indian climate activist Licypriya Kangujam's dogged questioning of Britain's climate minister Zac Goldsmith about the fate of climate activists detained in his country was one of the most striking moments in the COP27 global warming talks so far.
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Namibia secures $544 million in climate finance at COP27

Namibia said at the COP27 summit on Tuesday that it had secured over 540 million euros ($544 million) in climate finance from the Dutch government and European Investment Bank.
Last year's deforestation pledge is off to a slow start
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Last year's deforestation pledge is off to a slow start

One year after more than 140 countries pledged to halt all deforestation by 2030, little has been done to finance protections or pass new conservation laws, experts say.
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African leaders: Richer nations must pay more to prepare for climate change

African leaders called on Monday for their counterparts from richer, polluting nations to increase funding for projects to help them adapt to climate change.
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