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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: 02 February 2012 09:22 More headlines >>
Kyoto Protocol should be sincerely followed: India
India today asked all countries to “adhere and sincerely follow” the Kyoto Protocol which recognises principles of common but differentiated responsibility in dealing with the challenge of climate change.
Economic Times
Climate talks should go by equitable agreement: PM
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday expressed concern over the lack of collective global will to address the climate change issue seriously and said India would play a constructive role in climate talks as far as it is based on “fair and equitable agreement”.
Calcutta News.Net
UN launches information system to boost disaster prevention, food security measures
The United Nations launched on Tuesday an information system to improve and expand the exchange of weather, climate and water data, which can be used for disaster risk reduction, water management, food security and health purposes.
Private Investment Critical to Achieve Universal Energy Access
UN Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, has stressed the importance of private investment to ensure universal and sustainable energy access.
This Day
G77, China call for global partnership
The Group of 77 and China (G77+China) on Wednesday made loud calls for a scaled-up global partnership to end poverty, particularly as the world surpasses one billion people living below poverty line.
China Daily
India maintains Durban stand at TERI meet
India has reiterated that it stands by the Kyoto Protocol and the world’s rich will have to take into account and address the development needs of many countries.
Zee News
EU climate chief calls for ‘much care’ on biofuels
The European Union’s climate commissioner, Connie Hedegaard, has warned about expanding the use of biofuels as the EU executive finalises an assessment of the potentially damaging effects they may have over the earth’s climate. She spoke to EurActiv in an exclusive interview.
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