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Prospects rise for a 2015 U.N. climate deal, but likely to be weak

OSLO, - A global deal to combat climate change in 2015 looks more likely after promises for action by China, the United States and the European Union, but any agreement will probably be too weak to halt rising temperatures.

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Britain pledges $1.1 billion to U.N. Green Climate Fund

20 Nov 2014

LONDON - Britain has pledged up to 720 million pounds ($1.13 billion) on Thursday to a United Nations fund to help poor nations cope with global warming, the government said.

Two California cities weigh putting climate-change warning on gas pumps

19 Nov 2014

- Officials in San Francisco and Berkeley are considering what they say would be a first-in-the-nation move to require warnings about climate change to be placed at gas pumps at filling stations in the two California cities.

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Could Obama cut deal on Keystone pipeline? Don't rule it out

19 Nov 2014

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama might be open to using the Keystone pipeline as leverage with Republicans if they cooperate on other aspects of his long-stalled domestic agenda, such as investing in infrastructure, closing tax loopholes or reducing carbon emissions. | Video

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China needs to cap coal use by 2020 to meet climate goals -think tank

18 Nov 2014

BEIJING - China needs to hit its "peak coal" use by 2020 if it is to fulfill its commitment to end growth in climate-warming carbon emissions by the end of the next decade, an influential government think tank said on Tuesday.

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Exclusive: NRG betting big on rooftop solar in California

18 Nov 2014

- U.S. power company NRG Energy Inc aims to grab a bigger piece of the residential solar industry by expanding its business in California, the nation's biggest solar market, and offering a new financing option to its customers.

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