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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: 27 February 2012 09:57 More headlines >>
Renewable energy riding high
China is putting greater emphasis on green energy as it tries to clean up industry and meet target for cuts in carbon emissions
China Daily
South Korea Set to Vote on Last Hurdle for Emissions Trading
South Korean lawmakers are set to approve an emissions-trading system that gives companies more free permits and longer lead time than originally planned to cut back on pollution linked to climate change.
Green-credit guideline for banks issued
The Chinese government introduced a “green credit” guideline for commercial lenders on Friday to facilitate economic restructuring in a manner that’s environmentally friendly and saves energy.
China Daily
Lord Stern: Government must reassure business it is “not going flaky” on climate change
Economists urges policy makers to ignore Heartland Institute distractions and deliver investor certainty
Business Green
Dubai government entities to adopt strict emission quotas
Dubai The emirate’s state-owned companies, ports and airports could soon adopt strict quotas for reducing carbon emissions.
Genetically Engineered Bacteria Could Help Fight Climate Change
As humans warm the planet by releasing carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, some researchers believe that capturing CO2 and trapping it in buried rocks could lower the risk of catastrophic climate change.
Science Now
Climate change to hurt food security
Bangladesh must improve its financial management to obtain a significant share of funds available globally to combat climate change impacts and ensure food security, said an eminent climatologist yesterday.
The Daily Star3
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