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Could carbon pricing still play a role in Paris climate talks?

BusinessGreen, July 30, 2015

By Jessica Shankleman

The latest negotiating text contains little on market mechanisms, disappointing those businesses calling for a global carbon price

New US climate plan due on Monday, roll-out set for 2022

RTCC, July 29, 2015

By Alex Pashley

States could face two-year grace period to ensure they can meet new power plant emission standards

Later Deadline Expected in Obama’s Climate Plan

New York Times, July 29, 2015


WASHINGTON — The final version of President Obama’s signature climate change policy is expected to extend an earlier timeline for states to significantly cut planet-warming pollution from power plants, according to people familiar with the plan.

France urges nations to reveal details of climate action plans, road maps

The Indian Express, July 28, 2015

by Amitabh Sinha

The INDCs contain goals the countries have set for 2025 or 2030 as their contribution for the global fight against climate change.

Global warming deal takes shape with latest UN draft

Agence France-Presse, Bloomberg, July 27, 2015

Paper outlines options for goals of climate change deal to be sealed in December

French Special Envoy for COP 21 confident about the successful Paris outcome

ANI, July 27, 2015

New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): Laurence Tubiana, Ambassador for International Climate Change Negotiations and Special Representative of the French Government for COP 21, today spelt out the key elements of a "good outcome" of the conference in Paris in December this year as one that formalises a new legal instrument that is universal and legally binding to enable the global community address the challenges of climate change.

China’s climate change plan represents decisive move

Irish Times, July 27, 2015

Diarmuid Torney

China is now moving towards a lower-carbon development path

U.S. companies pledge financial, political support for U.N. climate deal

Reuters, July 27, 2015

Thirteen big name American companies on Monday were to announce $140 billion in low-carbon investments to lend support to a global climate change deal in Paris in December, the White House said.

The Road to Paris - UN Climate Chief Christiana Figueres

Radio New Zealand, July 26, 2015

by Veronika Meduna 

United Nations climate chief Christiana Figueres expects that a global and legally binding agreement will emerge from a climate summit in Paris later this year, but she concedes that the commitments countries have made so far fall short of keeping temperature rise below two degrees.

The week climate change diplomacy went into overdrive

RTCC, July 23, 2015

By Ed King

Hosts of this year’s summit in Paris aim to engage wide support for a deal before December deadline