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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.
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Emissions scheme helps poorer nations use clean energy
Rural households in developing countries will soon be able to swap kerosene lamps and diesel generators for clean renewable energy thanks to a financial incentive provided under the emissions reduction mechanism of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), it was reported on Tuesday.
New Kerala
Chu unveils $180m offshore wind innovation fund
The US Department of Energy (DoE) is to make $180m available over the next six years to support up to four innovative wind farms off the coast of the country or in the Great Lakes.
Business Green
Ezra Klein’s Wonkblog: Romney’s one big idea on climate — and why he’s unlikely to pursue it  Washington Post
Japan: March 11, One Year On: The Struggle for Renewable Energy
Last year, Masayoshi Son put his money where his mouth is. Shaken into action by the March 11 disasters, the chief executive of Softbank Corp. turned his conviction that Japan must turn away from nuclear power into a foundation to promote renewable energy, contributing ¥1 billion ($12.3 million) of his own money.
Wall Street Journal Japan
Researchers: Climate change will stress water supplies
U.S. scientists say climate change may bring unsustainable demands on the world’s groundwater supply for agriculture, industry and drinking water.
Alternative-energy innovations on display
Climate change is in dispute. Oil and gas are staging a comeback. Republicans are questioning federal funding for energy research as a waste of money in a time of deficits.
South Africa: Archbishop Thabo Makgoba Hosts Cop 17 – Perspectives and Insights
The Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town will host a panel of participants from the recent COP 17 climate talks in Durban at an open meeting on Thursday, 8 March, at 6pm at the Memorial Chapel of Bishops School.
Anglican Communion News Service
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