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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: 31 January 2012 09:20 More headlines >>
Big business adapting to climate change 
THE world’s largest companies, once wary of the costs and risks of dealing with climate change, now realize they may provide key business opportunities in the years ahead.
BusinessMirror
UN Panel Urges World at Rio to Launch Energy Fixes
A high-profile U.N. panel headed by the presidents of Finland and South Africa hopes to spark an “ever-green” energy revolution later this year in Brazil using a general roadmap it presented Monday on how world leaders could wean the world off fossil fuels.
AP
UN paints bleak picture of sustainability
The United Nations has issued a grim report warning that time is running out to ensure that there is enough food, water and fuel to meet the needs of the globe’s growing population.
ABC
Kyoto Protocol is driving adoption of corporate mitigation strategies
The Kyoto Protocol is successfully pushing the implementation and adoption of adaptation strategies to enable developing countries to earn saleable emissions reduction credits from certified projects, as part of the Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM).
Carbonpositive
Sustainability reporting: immediate choices for the future
Two new reports call for mandatory reporting as sustainability becomes increasingly central to the future of business
Guardian
Higher target for cuts in EU emissions less costly than originally thought
A MOVE by the European Union to aim to cut greenhouse gas emissions by significantly more than 20 per cent by 2020 was feasible, beneficial and much cheaper than previously thought, according to a study published yesterday by the European Commission.
Irish Times
India opposes UN panel’s ‘back door’ for green caps
A high-profile panel of the United Nation Secretary General (UNSG) on Global Sustainability has recommended that the world adopt sustainable development targets.
Times of India
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