Leaders from around the world are in the French capital for the biggest-ever climate summit. The aim of the meeting is to reach a long-term deal on curbing global CO2 emissions before our weather and our lives become too hot to handle.
Norway trumpets its low carbon footprint, but a new report says plans to ramp up oil and gas production in the Arctic will increase its emissions by half again - making a mockery of its Paris Agreement promises.
The head of Environmental Action Germany has called the results from the country's recent diesel summit "Mickey Mouse policies." His consumer organization is going to court in an effort to enforce driving bans.
German car makers "gambled away" public trust by manipulating emissions values in their diesel cars, Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a Dortmund campaign speech. She added that honesty is part of the economy.
The US has made good on President Donald Trump's promise to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement. But the country will still engage in talks and says it could even re-enter the pact - if terms for the US improve.
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