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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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Obama to Tout Natural Gas Benefits in State of Union
President Barack Obama will encourage the country’s booming natural gas output in his State of the Union address on Tuesday, while defending his administration’s energy record, according to sources familiar with the matter.
Russia found failing on pollution curbs
Russia’s bleak environmental record has pushed it to the bottom of a new global ranking of how countries have been tackling pollution and managing their natural resources in the first decade of the century.
Financial Times
Diversifying key to investing in clean tech firms
Investing in a wide range of clean technology companies is a good defense in a sector that faces uncertain policy for low-carbon energy and that had only modest growth last year, said a partner at venture capital firm Scottish Equity Partners (SEP).
Environmentalists see reason for alarm in GOP race
Four years after the GOP’s rallying cry became “drill, baby, drill,” environmental issues have barely registered a blip in this Republican presidential primary.
Weaker sun will not delay global warming: study
A weaker sun over the next 90 years is not likely to significantly delay a rise in global temperature caused by greenhouse gases, a report said Monday.
Global warming would harm the Earth, but some areas might find it beneficial
“Global warming” and “climate change” succinctly describe a complicated phenomenon, and in just a few decades they have become common descriptors.
Washington Post
Climate skeptics gathering influence in Tory Senate seats
Some of Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s newly-appointed senators are emerging as global-warming skeptics in the wake of aggressive government positions to abandon the Kyoto Protocol, slam environmentalists and downplay potential damage caused by Canadian oil and gas exploration.
Postmedia News
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