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UK envoy, carbon pricing ‘too sluggish’ to meet climate goals

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Sir David King is the UK Foreign Office permanent representative on climate change. Photograph: Niklas Halle’N/AFP/Getty Images

Sir David King favours technology development over emissions trading as a way to shift emerging economies off coal

April 25, 2016 — Carbon pricing is “too sluggish a weapon” against climate change, top UK envoy Sir David King said on Monday.

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A global coalition mapping and motivating decarbonization

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Diplomats, business leaders, World Bank staff, and strategic partners gather just before the inaugural High-Level Assembly of the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition. Photograph: Joseph Robertson

A coalition of governments, oil companies, and other key parties works for climate action and carbon pricing

April 25, 2016 — Would it surprise you to learn that governments, oil companies, NGOs and major investors are coming together to map—and to motivate—the decarbonization of the global economy?

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Trudeau seeks climate consensus from Canada’s provinces

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In this file photo, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attends a meeting on carbon pricing at the UN Climate Change Conference 2015 in Le Bourget, France, November 30, 2015. Guillaume Horcajuelo/EPA
‘We want a low-carbon economy that continues to provide good jobs and create opportunities for all Canadians’

VANCOUVER, Canada (Mar. 3, 2016) — Canadian aboriginal leaders demanded Wednesday, March 2, a bigger role in the country’s fight against climate change, on the eve of a meeting between Prime Continue reading Trudeau seeks climate consensus from Canada’s provinces