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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: 14 February 2012 09:57 More headlines >>
Principles of equity should be goal of talks on climate: PM 
Underlining the principle of ‘equity’ in climate talks, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said growth should take place in a way which does not harm the environment.
Soil Erosion Increasing Global Warming Threat: UNEP 
Global warming will get worse as agricultural methods accelerate the rate of soil erosion, which depletes the amount of carbon the soil is able to store, a United Nations’ Environment Programme report said on Monday.
Obama Seeks Clean Energy, Pipeline Funds In Budget 
The White House proposed more funds for renewable energy and pipeline safety in the 2013 budget while renewing the call to end subsidies for the oil and gas sector.
Delivering an investment-grade outcome at Rio+20
The draft outcome for the Rio+20 conference on sustainable development – The Future We Want – has valiantly tried to squeeze 2,298 pages of submissions into a 19-page set of priorities.
The Guardian
EU Must Deliver Investment Grade Green Policy: HSBC 
Energy efficiency and low carbon investment is gaining traction as a financial asset class, but to deepen confidence the European Union must deliver “investment grade policy” a senior executive at HSBC said on Monday.
Database to help Abu Dhabi assess emission levels
Abu Dhabi The Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi (EAD) is organising a workshop to familiarise entities concerned with greenhouse gas emissions estimation tools and methods in line with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) guidelines.
Gulf News
Models hone picture of climate impacts
Will the warming planet be able to sustain coming generations? Few questions about the future matter more.
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