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EU Priorities 2020 09-02-2015

COP 21 negotiations kick off in Geneva

The representatives of over 190 countries met in Geneva on Sunday (8 February) to continue talks on a UN-level agreement to tackle climate change. This marathon of international negotiations will be wrapped up at the Paris Climate Conference in December. EURACTIV France reports
Development Policy 29-01-2015

Climate finance eclipsed by fossil fuel subsidies

The successful conclusion of a global agreement at the Paris Climate Conference depends heavily on the mobilisation of finance for the fight against climate change. So far, international fundraising efforts have lacked intensity. EURACTIV France reports
Development Policy 29-01-2015

Climate negotiations reveal new alliances in the Global South

The economic divides between developing countries are widening. In order to defend their interests at the climate negotiations, large emerging economies, small island states and the less advanced countries are forming alliances based on common concerns. EURACTIV France reports.
Climate change 28-01-2015

Laurence Tubiana: ‘EU-China climate agreement is conceivable’

Climate change specialist Laurence Tubiana is the negotiator representing France at the 2015 Paris Climate Conference. She took the time to share her views on of the discussions between the world's biggest CO2 emitters with EURACTIV France.

Carbon pricing: a challenge for the future

SPECIAL REPORT: The concept of carbon pricing as a tool to combat climate change is broadly accepted by the international community. But at what price, and under what conditions? As the world looks for ways to cut CO2 emissions, many questions remain unanswered. EURACTIV France reports.

Europe losing influence in climate negotiations

SPECIAL REPORT: With ten months to go before the COP 21, Paris is doing all it can to provide the ideal conditions for a global agreement. Europe hopes to play a facilitating role in the international negotiations, which will focus on the needs and attainable contributions of individual countries. EURACTIV France reports.

Lima climate change talks reach global warming agreement

International negotiators at the Lima climate change talks have agreed on a plan to fight global warming that would for the first time commit all countries to cutting their greenhouse gas emissions. 
Development Policy 12-12-2014

Global North-South divide shows signs of closing at Lima COP

The first donations from developing countries to the Green Climate Fund mark the modest beginnings of change in the relationship between North and South in the fight against climate change. EURACTIV France reports
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