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Climate diplomacy won’t wait – Climate Weekly

Sign up to get our weekly newsletter straight to your inbox, plus breaking news, investigations and extra bulletins from key events The post Climate diplomacy won’t wait – Climate Weekly appeared first on Climate Home News.

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Pakistan explores debt-for-nature scheme to accelerate its 10 billion tree tsunami

Creditors could grant Pakistan debt relief in exchange for meeting nature restoration targets, under a proposed first-of-its-kind bond The post Pakistan explores debt-for-nature scheme to accelerate its 10 billion tree tsunami appeared first on Climate…

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Interim UN climate talks move online to address negotiation backlog

Climate diplomats agreed to hold an informal and extended virtual meeting in June, despite connectivity concerns, to make progress on sticky issues The post Interim UN climate talks move online to address negotiation backlog appeared…

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In Amazon protection talks, US demands action from Bolsonaro

Joe Biden promised to mobilise $20 billion to protect the Amazon rainforest, but negotiations with Jair Bolsonaro’s government are fraught The post In Amazon protection talks, US demands action from Bolsonaro appeared first on Climate…

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Climate watchers pay tribute to Nicaraguan envoy Paul Oquist, who died on Monday

The outspoken diplomat, who famously described the Paris Agreement as a “path to failure”, will be remembered as a complex figure who fought for justice The post Climate watchers pay tribute to Nicaraguan envoy Paul…

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Joe Biden’s $1.2bn budget for Green Climate Fund falls short of campaigner demands

The proposed US contribution to the UN’s flagship climate fund this year is not enough to catch up with other donors The post Joe Biden’s $1.2bn budget for Green Climate Fund falls short of campaigner…

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Total signs deal to build East African oil pipeline, despite lack of finance

Uganda and Tanzania have given political backing to the 1,445km East African Crude Oil Pipeline, but climate campaigners are deterring investment The post Total signs deal to build East African oil pipeline, despite lack of…

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Emerging economies share ‘grave concern’ over EU plans for a carbon border tax

Brazil, South Africa, India and China say EU plans for a carbon levy on imported products like steel and cement will unfairly penalise their economies The post Emerging economies share ‘grave concern’ over EU plans…

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Green debt relief in sight – Climate Weekly

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Cyclone Seroja kills 160 people, exposes Indonesia’s climate vulnerability

Campaigners say a government rollback of environmental regulations increases Indonesia’s vulnerability to flash floods and landslides The post Cyclone Seroja kills 160 people, exposes Indonesia’s climate vulnerability appeared first on Climate Home News.

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Japan set to raise ambition of 2030 climate goal

The Japanese government is proposing to cut emissions 40% from 2013 levels by 2030, while campaigners push for deeper reductions The post Japan set to raise ambition of 2030 climate goal appeared first on Climate…

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Climate vulnerability should be factored into debt relief, says IMF head

Kristalina Georgieva said the IMF was considering proposals to ensure climate vulnerable middle-income nations receive support to build back better from Covid-19 The post Climate vulnerability should be factored into debt relief, says IMF head…

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