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UPDATE 1-U.N. climate talks deadlocked over carbon credit issue

5:31pm GMT

* Marathon talks clouded by political divisions (Updates throughout)

Ministers in final push to produce global climate deal rules

1:18am GMT

KATOWICE, Poland Ministers and negotiators from nearly 200 nations were making a final effort on Friday evening to find consensus on the language and sticking points of a package to implement a landmark agreement to combat climate change.

U.N. climate talks produce draft text in final push

13 Dec 2018

KATOWICE, Poland Negotiators from nearly 200 countries produced a draft text on Thursday on how to implement the Paris Agreement on combating global warming, but some disputes remain with only one day left before the official end of the conference.

Total invites activists to offshore French Guyana drilling site

11 Dec 2018

PARIS Total invited environmental activists on Tuesday to visit a planned offshore drilling site in French Guyana and said the project would not endanger coral reefs in the region.

Don't use protests in France to curb climate ambitions: French officials

10 Dec 2018

KATOWICE, Poland Governments should not use the violent protests in France that were sparked by a carbon tax increase as an excuse to stem policies to curb global warming, French officials said on Monday.

France's Macron learns the hard way: green taxes carry political risks

02 Dec 2018

PARIS When Emmanuel Macron rose to power, he put the environment at the heart of his agenda. Eighteen months later, anger over those policies has stoked protests that are a huge challenge for the French president. 

France's Macron learns the hard way: green taxes carry political risks

02 Dec 2018

PARIS When Emmanuel Macron rose to power, he put the environment at the heart of his agenda. Eighteen months later, anger over those policies has stoked protests that are a huge challenge for the French president. 

EDF restructuring expected as France reduces reliance on nuclear

27 Nov 2018

PARIS France is considering restructuring state-owned utility EDF and plans a steady reduction to the country's reliance on nuclear power, the government said on Tuesday.

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