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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: 08 February 2012 10:45 More headlines >>
South Korean Lawmakers Vote to Impose Limits on Greenhouse-Gas Emissions
Lawmakers in South Korea voted to impose greenhouse-gas limits on its largest companies, making it the third Asia-Pacific nation to set targets opposed by industry.
Bloomberg
British greenhouse gases rise for first time since 2003
There was a significant increase in UK greenhouse gases in 2010 for the first time in several years, Government figures confirmed yesterday.
Independent
Airline Emissions Restraints May Be Relaxed in Europe
The European Union could suspend parts of a new law requiring airlines to account for their greenhouse gas emissions if countries were to make clear progress this year toward establishing a global emissions control system, a senior official said Tuesday.
NYT / IHT
Carbon capture to net €1bn of infrastructure funds
Experimental technology to capture, store and bury carbon emissions in geological formations is in line to receive a payout of as much as €1.37 billion from the EU’s energy infrastructure package, EurActiv has learned.
Euroactiv
“Climate critical to farm policy decisions” 
The impact of climate change needs to be factored in development programmes so as to tackle the long-term requirement of mitigation and adaptation.
The Hindu
Spain Needs $466 Million in Carbon Credits to Meet Kyoto Limit
Spain may need to buy at least 355 million euros ($466 million) of carbon emissions permits to meet its obligations under the Kyoto Protocol, Agriculture Minister Miguel Arias-Canete said.
Bloomberg
Cuba on the Road to Clean Energy Development
More than a decade ago, solar electricity changed the lives of several mountain communities in Cuba. Now this and other renewable power sources are emerging as the best options available to develop sustainable energy across the island.
IPS
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