Climate finance

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EU ‘could end reliance on China for electric car batteries by 2030’
Prediction predicated on investment that keeps pace with Joe Biden’s $369bn green subsidy spree

Alex Lawson

24, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Can EU anger at Biden’s ‘protectionist’ green deal translate into effective action?
Analysts warn bloc’s lack of industrial policy may impede riposte to $370bn US subsidy package

Jon Henley Europe correspondent and Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

18, Jan, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Gordon Brown says China must pay into climate fund for poor countries
Former prime minister says US and Europe will pay biggest share of loss and damage fund, but China must too

Fiona Harvey Environment editor

26, Nov, 2022 @4:41 PM

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EU president says Cop27 deal is ‘small step towards climate justice’ but warns much more to be done – as it happened
Despite breakthrough on fund for developing nations, Ursula von der Leyen says Cop27 has not delivered on commitment to phase down fossil fuels

Bibi van der Zee, Natalie Hanman, Alan Evans, Damian Carrington and Graham Readfearn

20, Nov, 2022 @5:44 PM

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‘We couldn’t fail them’: how Pakistan’s floods spurred fight at Cop for loss and damage fund
With the deadly devastation fresh in the world’s mind, Pakistan pushed for damage funds with other frontline countries

Nina Lakhani

20, Nov, 2022 @4:24 PM

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Rich nations relent on climate aid to poor at Cop27
Developed countries agree to ‘loss and damage’ fund for vulnerable nations, but delay approving wider deal

Fiona Harvey in Sharm el-Sheikh and Nina Lakhani

19, Nov, 2022 @11:26 PM

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Summit to be extended to Saturday as talks remain gridlocked – as it happened
The European Union has backed a loss and damage fund, one of the key demands of developing countries at the climate talks

Bibi van der Zee and Patrick Greenfield

18, Nov, 2022 @5:59 PM

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Majority of Britons say UK should pay for climate action in poor countries
Exclusive: Funding from rich countries is critical issue at Cop27 and poll shows many think UK has duty to provide it

Damian Carrington Environment editor

17, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Cop27 first week roundup: powerful dispatches, muted protest, little cash
Despite ‘loss and damage’ focus there have been more oil and gas lobbyists than delegates from the most vulnerable countries

Fiona Harvey, Nina Lakhani, Patrick Greenfield, Damian Carrington and Oliver Milman

12, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Imprisoned activist’s lawyer denied access at Egyptian jail during climate summit – as it happened
British-Egyptian Alaa Abd el-Fattah, who has been on hunger strike for months, stopped drinking water when Cop27 began

Bibi van der Zee, Natalie Hanman and Helena Horton

10, Nov, 2022 @6:09 PM

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Cop27: ‘It’s humiliating’ – Indigenous voices say they are being ignored at climate summit – as it happened
A Kulkalgal activist from the Torres Strait Islands has said Indigenous people are ‘fighting for their homes’ as conference discussions focus on climate finance

Bibi van der Zee and Oliver Holmes

09, Nov, 2022 @6:00 PM

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‘Significant’ moves on climate disaster funds lift Cop27 hopes
Small but symbolic moves at summit where finance is critical include new loss and damage money and debt relief

Damian Carrington Environment editor

09, Nov, 2022 @11:18 AM

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