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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.
updated: 19 January 2012 09:17 More headlines >>
Unity bid by BASIC ahead of Qatar talks 
To have a united footing before next round of climate talks in Qatar, the BASIC group — Brazil, South Africa, India and China — has decided to discuss their strategy before individual countries make their submissions for the Durban platform before end of February.
Hindustan Times
Cost of 30 percent EU carbon cut less than thought: draft
Raising the European Union’s 2020 emission reduction target to 30 percent would be considerably less costly than originally thought and the effort could be shared fairly among EU governments, according to a draft EU document.
Reuters
Norway pledges $300 million/year to green world’s power
Norway will spend NOK 1.8 billion ($300 million) a year to devise ways to help some of the world’s poorest people get better access to energy and to develop a new market-based system to limit emissions from global energy production, a foreign ministry official said Wednesday.
Thomson Reuters Point Carbon
Five things we’ve learnt at the World Future Energy Summit 2012
Around 26,000 people have passed through the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre during the past week, attracted by the presence of some of the largest and most innovative green (and not so green) companies on the planet exhibiting at the annual World Future Energy Summit.
BusinessGreen
Climate issues crucial, says Robinson
FORMER PRESIDENT Mary Robinson said she was “heartened” by the interest in climate change after more than 50 people had to be turned away from a public lecture on the issue in University College Cork last night.
Irish Times
Cosatu to protest against govt
The Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) plans to protest against government’s “failure” to implement a COP17 jobs commitment it made at the climate change conference in Durban last year.
Independent Online
Prince Charles Donates Millions to Combat Climate Change
Prince Charles is a very rich man, and a very generous one. In the past year donations to his environmental charities reached £12M (US $18M) which will be used to spread the word on sustainability and help combat climate change.
Treehugger
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