COP18 Doha UN climate talks Nov 30

Artur Runge-Metzger explains the lack of progress on each of the negotiating tracks in the UN climate talks. And US NGOs set out their hopes that the post-election Obama factor will see a more conciliatory approach by the US delegation.

COP18 Doha UN climate talks Nov 28

Plenty of worries on European matters on Day 3 at the UN climate talks. Is Poland a suitable host for COP19 and why is Europe refusing to improve its emissions promise for 2020 when it’s already been achieved?

IMF owes no favours to Europe

There’s a breathtaking arrogance in demands by European leaders to choose the next IMF head on grounds that the euro crisis dominates the IMF agenda.