IPCC host Denmark eyes a coal free country by 2025

As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change meets in Copenhagen to approve its latest climate science report, host country Denmark has taken another step in its ambitious plan to phase out coal.

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Australian government fast-tracks coal expansion on Great Barrier Reef

The Australian Government is to fast track the approval of the world’s biggest coal port, as environment minister Greg Hunt waives the environmental impact study on the dumping of dredging spoil onto sensitive wetlands.

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Sea ice melt is doubling the chances of severe winters in Europe, Central Asia

The risk of harsh winters in Eurasia will double over the next few decades due to global warming, new research shows.

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Developing countries take the lead in clean energy growth

In another sign of the unstoppable momentum in the clean energy transition, a new global study of 55 nations has shown that renewable energy growth in developing countries reached 143% between 2008 and 2013.

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Daily TCK: Long road ahead to Lima as climate talks wrap up in Bonn

The latest round of the UN climate talks wrapped up in Bonn, labelled a missed opportunity for governments to shift gears in their negotiations to Paris.

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IPCC Synthesis Report: What is the IPCC and why does it matter?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is set to release the first of its Fifth Assessment Reports, representing the most comprehensive global overview to date of the science behind climate change.

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Daily TCK: Day 5 at the climate talks in Bonn

Negotiators in Bonn tackle the idea of pre-2020 ambition, while outside of the negotiating halls, the EU becomes the first country to put their 2015 climate pledge on the table.

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NGOs: EU must arrive in Paris with ‘more serious offer’ after 2030 package disappointment

After months of wrangling, European government leaders succeeded in the early hours of Friday morning to agree an EU climate and energy package up to 2030.

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China’s coal use dips for the first time this century

Coal consumption by the world's biggest polluter is slowing down, according to official data reported in the Chinese press.

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Bangladeshis to protest coal expansion in pristine mangrove forest

After organizing a 20,000-person protest against the Rampal coal plant last year, local communities in Bangladesh are once again mobilizing to oppose it.

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