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Press Headlines
The “press headlines” is a daily compilation providing a general overview of international media coverage of climate change-related issues, that does not purport to be exhaustive. The information contained in the compilation is taken as is from sources external to the UNFCCC secretariat, that are freely available on the Internet. No evaluation on the part of the UNFCCC secretariat has been done in terms of the information that they contain. The UNFCCC secretariat makes no warranty, either express or implied, as to the accuracy, reliability or content of such information.
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Canada faces legal challenge over Kyoto withdrawal
The Canadian government’s withdrawal from the Kyoto Protocol is illegal, alleges a suit to be filed in federal court by a law professor and former Canadian MP on Friday.
Thomson Reuters Point Carbon
Abu Dhabi pushes back green energy goal to 2030
Abu Dhabi plans to generate 7 percent of its domestic power from renewable sources by 2030, a decade later than it originally expected, according to the head of Masdar, the emirate’s alternative energy company.
Bloomberg/Arabian Business
Korea to chair G20 green growth working group
Korea will lead roundtable discussions on energy efficiency and clean resources at the Group of 20 summit in Mexico in June as chair of the working group on green growth, a local news agency said Monday.
Korea Herald
Growing Doubts in Europe On Future of Carbon Storage
The European Union’s long-term energy plans to abate global warming while still burning fossil fuels hinge on proposals to capture carbon dioxide emissions and store them in deep underground rock formations. Yet weak support for the untested technology is putting Europe in the rear ranks of its development.
NY Times
One company behind U.S.’s top three biggest greenhouse gas emitters
The Atlanta-based Southern Company owns the top three biggest sources of greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. according to recent data released by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Sarawak, South Korea tie-up to help address global climate change
Sarawak is likely to collaborate with Korea Forest Services in the area of green business services and agro-forest carbon trading in order to play a bigger role in addressing global climate change.
The Borneo Post
Green public procurement project launched
A green public procurement project that will promote the use of environment-friendly products and services in the market was launched by different government agencies and other institutions.
Manila Bulletin
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