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Beyond climate change treaties: 'a deal in Paris is not essential'

Guardian, September 29, 2014

Fred Pearce for Yale Environment 360

Ahead of the climate conference in Paris, there is increasing discussion of a new way forward that does not depend on international agreements, reports Yale Environment 360

New York summit: what it means for climate treaty prospects

RTCC, September 29, 2014

By Ed King

The world’s superpowers have woken from their climate coma, but there is still much work to do towards a global deal

A Group Shout on Climate Change

New York Times, September 28, 2014


The marchers and mayors, the ministers and presidents, have come and gone. So what is the verdict on Climate Week, the summit meeting on global warming convened by the United Nations secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, in New York?

Annick Girardin: 'Climate refugees' should come first

EurActiv, September 26, 2014

Climate change is not just about the environment. It is also about people. France's Minister for Development, in conversation with EurActiv France, following this week's UN Climate Summit in New York.

EU agrees to €5bn carbon permit giveaway

EurActiv, September 25, 2014

The European Parliament's environment committee on Wednesday (24 September) narrowly upheld plans to give billions of euros worth of carbon allowances to heavy industries for free, in order to help them compete in global markets.

10 best leaders’ pledges at the UN summit

RTCC, September 24, 2014

By Sophie Yeo

World leaders delivered around 16 hours of speeches yesterday. But who actually delivered meaningful pledges?

Companies Take the Baton in Climate Change Efforts

 New York Times, September 24, 2014


With political efforts to slow global warming moving at a tortuous pace, some of the world’s largest companies are stepping into the void, pledging more support for renewable energy, greener supply chains and fresh efforts to stop the destruction of the world’s tropical forests.

Ban hails ‘bold’ announcements on tackling climate change as historic UN summit closes

UN News Centre, September 24, 2014

23 September 2014 – Bold new actions to immediately tackle climate change were announced today by Government, business, finance and civil society leaders attending a historic Climate Summit convened by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who has long urged workable solutions based on “clear vision anchored in domestic and multinational actions.”

UN climate summit: China pledges emissions action

BBC News, September 24, 2014

China has pledged for the first time to take firm action on climate change, telling a UN summit that its emissions, the world's highest, would soon peak.

France promises $1bn for climate change fund at UN summit

Guardian, September 23, 2014

Suzanne Goldenberg

Pledge comes on a day of impassioned speeches from some 120 world leaders – as well as a cameo from Leonardo DiCaprio