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G20 fossil fuel subsidies four times higher than renewables support

Despite their repeated pledges to phase out fossil fuel subsidies, G20 countries - which produce about three-quarters of global emissions collectively - are still pouring nearly four times more support into coal, oil and gas than renewable energy gets globally, a new report shows.

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Countries find common ground on road through Paris

Amongst stark warnings that half a billion people are threatened by rising seas and more than one hundred million at risk of poverty, that greenhouse gas levels are at record highs and global temperature rise is set to hit 1DegC this year, nearly 70 ministers met in Paris this week to make progress towards a deal to limit climate change.

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IEA: World en route for renewable future but final stop not yet 2C

The national climate pledges currently on the table ahead of the UN climate talks represent a clear sign that the clean energy transition is underway, with renewables’ share of the global energy mix expected to hit a quarter by 2040, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).

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Exxon investigation: A warning shot for fossil fuel companies as climate lies unveiled

In the first concrete legal action against ExxonMobil’s web of climate lies, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has announced he will investigate whether the oil giant knowingly misled the public and investors about the dangers of climate change.

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UNEP: Climate pledges an ‘historic step’ towards decarbonisation, but emissions gap remains

The “unprecedented commitment” shown by nations in their UN climate pledges will reduce emissions significantly over the next 15 years, according to a new report out today from the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).

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