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Sweden exits coal two years early

The Nordic nation is now the third European country to have waved goodbye to coal for power generation. Another 11 European states have made plans to follow suit over the next decade.

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Just 16 countries on track for climate goals

New research from institutes at the London School of Economics has found a significant gap between what countries declared they would be doing in compliance with the Paris Agreement, and what they have translated into national law three years later. As officials from around the world will flock to Poland next month to negotiate the implementation pathway of the Paris Agreement, this and other new studies draw a dark picture of current performance.

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Bill Gates to establish €100 million clean energy fund with EU

If plans are realized, the private-public investment vehicle will start investing in companies with green-tech innovations. The fund would be used to pursue technologies which could help the decarbonization of the economy but which have not received enough attention.

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COP23 climate talks aim to take measurable steps towards Paris Agreement, says UN

Meeting in Bonn should create an ‘operating manual’ for implementing the actions agreed upon at COP21 in Paris in 2015, says the UN.

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Three-year window to limit worst effects of climate change, experts warn

Scientists, governments and business leaders sign letter published in the journal Nature that says the world has just three years to act in order to avert dangerous levels of climate change.

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