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Chloé Farand

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Recent articles by Chloé:

UK sets out economy-wide strategy to meet 2050 net zero goal

Analysts welcomed the plan days before the UK hosts the Cop26 summit but warned more public investments were needed to give it credibility → Read More

'Breakthrough': IMF develops fund to help debt-laden nations address climate risks

The new IMF trust fund could be worth up to $50 billion and meet vulnerable countries' call for support to address the triple crisis of debt, Covid and climate change → Read More

Heat rises on donor countries to meet overdue $100bn climate finance promise

Nearly 150 green groups have told rich governments they must make up for missing their climate aid target by delivering $600bn in total 2020-25 → Read More

UN isolation fund launched to support Cop26 delegates who contract Covid-19

Delegates who test positive for Covid-19 must isolate for 10 days, with a solidarity fund to cover extra accommodation costs for developing countries → Read More

Xi Jinping announces biodiversity fund to help developing nations protect nature

The Chinese president called on other donor countries to contribute to the $230 million fund for biodiversity at Kunming talks → Read More

Turkey ratifies the Paris Agreement after approving a 2053 net zero goal

Documents agreed by parliament included a declaration that Turkey would implement the climate treaty as a developing country, despite its developed nation status → Read More

What is Cop26 and why does it matter? Your guide to the Glasgow climate summit

Following a two-year gap, countries are due to meet in the UK for UN climate talks in November. Here's what is at stake → Read More

The future of humanitarian aid? Pilot scheme stops drought leading to hunger

An early intervention approach tested in Pakistan and Senegal unlocks aid for predictable and predicted extreme weather before communities suffer → Read More

US guidance to development banks puts gas infrastructure finance in question

Gas-fired power projects in Thailand and South Africa could be affected by a shift in US policy to back clean energy over fossil fuels → Read More

Developing nations push to define 'unacceptably vague' adaptation goal

South Africa is proposing a quantitative target for boosting resilience to climate impacts globally, but there are technical and political hurdles → Read More

China, India miss UN's extended deadline for climate pledges

110 countries have submitted updated 2030 climate targets to be counted by UN Climate Change before Cop26, but some major emitters' are still missing → Read More

Argentina pitches green debt swap, with the Pope's blessing

Pope Francis is the unlikely champion of a pioneering green debt relief plan for Argentina, but it is a politically sensitive issue in his home country → Read More

Southern Madagascar at risk of famine amid worst drought in 40 years

UN agencies are urgently calling for international support as a million Madagascans go hungry, with some surviving on insects and wild roots → Read More

Live: Joe Biden hosts leaders' climate summit on Earth Day

President Joe Biden is seeking to restore US credibility on climate action and mobilise higher ambition from major emitters with a two-day virtual event → Read More

South Africa sets out to tighten 2030 emissions target

South Africa's economy is shifting from heavy industry to service sectors, allowing for deeper carbon cuts, but coal lingers in the energy mix → Read More

Under fire over aid cuts, UK hosts summit to help vulnerable nations fund climate action

Research to enhance climate action in developing countries is being threatened with aid cuts at a time when the UK is seeking 'practical steps' to boost climate investment → Read More

Rare IMF relief offers a hope of green recovery to debt-laden nations

As the IMF prepares a $650 billion injection of funds into the global economy, there are calls to target support to climate vulnerable nations → Read More

Total's play for Ugandan oil tests the climate commitment of international banks

A final investment decision on the East African Crude Oil Pipeline is expected at the end of March, as campaigners urge financial institutions to avoid fossil fuels → Read More

Indian lawmaker submits private bill to achieve net zero emissions by 2050

A lawmaker from India's ruling party has proposed a bill to "start a discussion" on net zero emissions - while defending coal mining in his district → Read More

Unequal vaccine rollout threatens inclusivity of Cop26, climate diplomats warn

Negotiators are worried that requiring a vaccine passport to attend November's critical UN climate summit will exclude developing countries with limited supplies → Read More