The Climate Nexus International Climate Briefing delivers a biweekly update that highlights the most important recent stories relating to international climate finance, diplomacy, loss and damage, and more. During COP29 (November 11 – 24), we will be sending daily briefings from the ground in Baku.

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    Competition or collaboration?

    US-China climate envoys, Kenya President to visit US, report on fossil finance and more.


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    Multilateral money hunt

    Azerbaijan jails human rights defender, the Loss and Damage Fund board finally meets, G7 “unabated” coal phase-out, taxing the rich & more!


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    The carbon offset controversy

    SBTi drama explained, COP29 venue revealed, the implications of the historic Swiss case for climate finance and more.


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    Spring meetings, trilateral summit

    World Bank and IMF spring meetings preview plus PM Kashida’s visit to DC


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    Net-zero shipping struggles

    Updates on the International Maritime Organization, Copenhagen Climate Ministerial, climate-induced hysterectomies & more.


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    Pending: loss and damage $$

    Geopolitical blockers prevent the loss and damage fund board from meeting, John Kerry’s last day as climate envoy & more


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    No money for Pacific nations

    $95 billion aid package lacks promised provision for Pacific Islands, IEA says elections can’t stop the green transition & more


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    EXIM’s fossil kick

    Domestic LNG pause isn’t matched abroad + what a potential Trump presidency could mean for climate.


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    Bye Kerry-Xie, hi COP29 committee

    The new IEA electricity report shows half of global electricity will be produced by low-emission sources by 2026 & other exciting news.


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    Asia-Pacific cooperation, fossil fuels’ health impacts

    APEC, new Australia-Tuvalu treaty, final recommendations of the Loss and Damage committee, Occidental Petroleum’s COP28 influence & more.