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LONDON/ BRUSSELS, Nov 26- A weak deal at U.N. climate talks in Warsaw underlines how hard it will be for EU leaders to forge an agreement on 2030 environment and energy goals early next year as some governments and businesses seek to place economics first.
By Michael Szabo and Stian Reklev. WARSAW, Nov 22- A dispute over how to raise cash to help developing nations cope with global warming threatened to derail U.N. climate talks in Warsaw on a final day on Friday, despite a glimmer of progress in protecting carbon-rich forests.
Negotiators from around 195 countries are working to lay the foundations for a new global climate accord that is due to be agreed in 2015 in Paris, and come into force after 2020, but few concrete steps have emerged from two weeks of talks in Warsaw.
Marek Belka, president of the National Bank of Poland, says that the European Central Bank needs to take measures to weaken the euro.
Agata Hinc, managing director at demosEuropa, explains that Poland is working on its energy mix to diversify away from coal, and that shale gas, nuclear energy and renewables are all on the table.
WARSAW, Nov 21- Around 800 people from environmental groups, including Greenpeace and WWF, walked out of U.N. climate talks in Warsaw on Thursday in protest at what they see as a lack of progress towards a global deal to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
Ban also told Reuters that rich nations' promises at U.N. climate talks in Warsaw for new funds to help the poor tackle more heatwaves, floods and rising sea levels caused by global warming were "insufficient". Ban will host a one-day summit in New York on Sept. 23, 2014.
Jan Krzysztof Bielecki, former Polish prime minister,r efutes claims that polish reforms have stalled and says conditions for banks and businesses are continuously improving.
Jan Krzysztof Bielecki, former prime minister of Poland, describes the country's new finance minister as "perfect for the job" due to his strong economic background.
Elwyn Grainger-Jones, director of IFAD, says that investing in green energy is good for economic growth but needs "enlightened" policy reform to make it happen.
David Bloom, global head of foreign exchange strategy at HSBC, says that Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic have held up well since the financial crisis and amid tapering talks.
WARSAW, Nov 20- Rich and poor were deadlocked on Wednesday over how to raise aid to help developing countries cope with the damaging effects of global warming, in a setback at United Nations climate talks in Warsaw seeking progress towards a 2015 accord.
LONDON, Nov 20- Failure by the European Union to soften a law to charge foreign airlines for their emissions will make an international trade war unavoidable, a German lawmaker steering the plan through the European Parliament said on Wednesday.
WARSAW, Nov 20- Polish Environment Minister Marcin Korolec lost his job on Wednesday in a government reshuffle, which may undermine his leadership while Warsaw hosts U.N. climate talks involving almost 200 countries. Despite losing his ministerial post, he continues as Poland's representative at the talks and is to hold the presidency throughout 2014..
WARSAW, Nov 20- Rich and poor were deadlocked on Wednesday over how to raise aid to help developing countries cope with global warming, in another setback at United Nations climate talks in Warsaw seeking progress towards a 2015 deal.
WARSAW, Nov 20- The world is getting further off track in limiting global warming with setbacks in Japan and Australia outweighing positive signals from the United States and China, a study showed on Wednesday.
*New Finance Minister is ING economist Mateusz Szczurek. WARSAW, Nov 20- Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk named a bank economist as his new finance minister on Wednesday, an appointment designed to re-invigorate a government that many voters feel has lost its way after six years in power.
WARSAW, Nov 19- The lack of progress at United Nations talks to agree a deal to tackle global warming is calling into question the insistence of many environmental groups that low-carbon nuclear power can never be the answer.
Coal has replaced nuclear as the form of energy that environmentalists most love to hate. "The world needs to turn its back on the fossil fuels of the past, like coal, which have helped to create today's climate and instead look to the clean, renewable energy sources of the future," the UK charity Christian Aid said on Monday.
WARSAW, Nov 18- The U.N. climate chief urged a radical clean-up of the coal industry on Monday to help limit global warming, at an industry meeting in Warsaw condemned by environmentalists as a distraction from the nearby U.N. climate change conference.