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COP 23 (Bonn)

BASIC ministers pledge support for robust and fair rule book on Paris Agreement

They stress on the need for a comprehensive and party-driven negotiating text by Bangkok intersession in September 2018

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Climate negotiations and the invisible hand of carbon chaos

According to experts, carbon markets only shift responsibility from the polluters to the invisible hands of the market and fail to decrease …

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After Bonn, 5 things to watch for in the coming year of global climate policy

A look at what actually happened at the recent climate talks, and some pointers for the year ahead

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COP 23 did not accomplish much, but developing nations keep hopes alive

Environmental groups are not happy with the outcome of the negotiations, whose objective was to get clarity on complex operational issues …

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COP23 ends; US plays the spoilsport again, says CSE

US continued with its business-as-usual obstructionist agenda in the negotiations and hampered meaningful progress on equity and finance issues

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At COP23, consensus emerges on recognising rights of indigenous communities

A new platform will be made operational to strengthen efforts of indigenous communities towards addressing climate change

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Did developing countries miss the trick at Bonn?

While going on an overdrive to push pre-2020 climate action, the developing countries have perhaps lost precious time and initiative to focus …

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15 countries join alliance to phase out coal at COP23

Big users of coal and coal-based energy have not signed up yet 

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"Weak outcome for climate-induced loss and damage at COP23"

Harjeet Singh, global lead on climate change at Action Aid, explains the outcome of the negotiations on loss and damage caused by climate …

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Of the obvious, the banal and the rerun  

Two Country Statements—by India and the US—emerged on the penultimate day of the ongoing COP23, but neither had anything new to say

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India, China lead climate actions, but US inaction will still cause rise in global emissions

While China and India have reduced growth of their emissions, some of the other largest emitters will fail to honour their commitments

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COP23: Parties arrive at consensus on key decisions on pre-2020 climate actions

A draft decision on the implementation and ambition of pre-2020 climate actions has emerged

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