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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: 15 February 2012 09:59 More headlines >>
Nations Slam Canada’s Withdrawal From Kyoto Protocol
Four emerging economies, including India and China, today condemned top carbon emitter Canada’s decision to withdraw from the Kyoto Protocol saying such steps by developed countries “seriously questions their credibility” in dealing with the threat of climate change.
PTI
BASIC countries jointly object to EU’s carbon tax on airlines
Brazil, South Africa, India and China — the so-called BASIC countries — have jointly expressed objection to the European Union’s carbon tax on airlines flying into Europe during the 10th BASIC Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change which ended here Tuesday.
NNN – Xinhua
Ban urges companies to embrace business sustainability ideals
N Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday encouraged more businesses to embrace the principle of sustainability in their strategies, noting that with the most of the world’s ecosystems in decline, widening social inequality and climate change, global prosperity, productivity and stability was at stake.
New Kerala
Climate change increases risk of storm surges, according to MIT study
Studies of climate change and its impact on coastal communities usually focus on rising sea level.
Boston Globe
EU climate chief: would see merit in airline CO2
The European Union’s climate chief said on Tuesday she hopes countries opposed to its rules that charge airlines for carbon emissions take their complaints to the U.N. aviation body, where talks could help to defuse tensions over the strict measures.
Reuters
Post-Durban Dialogue on climate change and agriculture opens in Arusha
A three-day Post-Durban Dialogue on climate change and agriculture to examine the outcome of the United Nation Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of Parties (COP 17) that was held in November-December 2011 in Durban, South Africa opened today at the Mt. Meru Hotel in Arusha, Tanzania.
PR Newswire
Training the Leaders of “Generation Climate”
With climate change advancing to the forefront of the most urgent issues facing the islands of the Caribbean, young people – who arguably have the most to gain and lose in future scenarios – are becoming increasingly engaged in charting a path to environmental sustainability.
IPS
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