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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.
updated: 30 January 2012 09:16 More headlines >>
UN panel aims for ‘a future worth choosing’
Growing inequality, environmental decline and “teetering” economies mean the world must change the way it does business, a UN report concludes.
BBC
Japan emissions rising after atomic crisis: report
Japanese manufacturer’s greenhouse gas emissions are rising after the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster, hurting the country’s carbon reduction goals, a report said Sunday.
AFP
Extreme heat hurts wheat yields as world warms: study
Extreme heat can cause wheat crops to age faster and reduce yields, a U.S.-led study shows, underscoring the challenge of feeding a rapidly growing population as the world warms.
Reuters
PM stresses Saarc nations’ concerted action
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday underscored the need for concerted action by Saarc member countries to cope with problems arising out of world economic crisis, climate change and environmental degradation.
The Daily Star
Rio+20: Summit shifts from climate change as talks open in New York 
REPRESENTATIVES from around the world gather in Rio in June to try to hammer out goals for sustainable development at a United Nations (U.N.) conference designed to avoid being tripped up by the intractable issue of climate change.
Guardian (Nigeria)
Climate-driven heat peaks may shrink wheat crops
More intense heat waves due to global warming could diminish wheat crop yields around the world through premature ageing, according to a study published on Sunday in Nature Climate Change.
AFP
Warm climate spells doom for bread basket
India’s bread basket faces a serious threat from rising temperature due to climate change, according to a new study that suggests a sharp dip in wheat productivity in India if mercury goes north.
Deccan Herald
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