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‘Take it or leave it’: Acrimony flares amid tenuous agreement on climate aid

Negotiators struck a fragile agreement Saturday over the outlines of an international fund for climate-ravaged countries after hours of acrimonious haggling foreshadowed likely divisions at the global climate talks later this month.

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UN considering reforms to limit influence of fossil fuel industry at global climate talks

UN considering reforms to limit influence of fossil fuel industry at global climate talks

Civic groups and elected officials say the selection of host cities for the annual COP meetings, as well as the designation of delegates with ties to fossil fuels, must be more transparent.

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Greenhouse gas emissions must peak within 4 years, says leaked UN report

Global greenhouse gas emissions must peak in the next four years, coal and gas-fired power plants must close in the next decade and lifestyle and behavioural changes will be needed to avoid climate breakdown, according to the leaked draft of a report from the world's leading authority on climate science.

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Adam Tooze: By pushing for more oil production, the US is killing its climate pledges

If Joe Biden is serious about tackling the climate crisis he must use his country's leverage to curb fossil fuels, not boost them.

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Simon Lewis: Let’s say it without flinching - the fossil fuel industry is destroying our future

We need a three-pronged attack on fossil fuels: target the industry directly, join broad social movements to secure the political changes needed to end the fossil fuel era and make changes to reduce our demand for fossil fuels.

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UN climate report raises pressure on Biden to seize a rare moment

The US president may have only one chance to pass legislation to confront the crisis: 'We can't wait'

Worst polluting countries must make drastic carbon cuts, says Cop26 chief
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Worst polluting countries must make drastic carbon cuts, says Cop26 chief

Alok Sharma says chance to limit worst impacts of climate breakdown 'still achievable, but retreating fast.'

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