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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: 08 March 2012 09:56 More headlines >>
Decarbonising China by 2050
The recent ‘breakthrough’ at UN-led climate negotiations at Durban involved all countries, developed and developing, for the first time agreeing to eventually sign up to some form of emissions target.
Power Engineering
EU ministers Want To Spur Low-Carbon Energy: Draft 
Environment ministers meeting in Brussels on Friday are likely to urge the EU’s executive to look at practical ways to drive green investment, but to stop short of calling for intervention to prop up carbon permits that have lost much of their value.
Entire nation of Kiribati to be relocated over rising sea level threat 
In what could be the world’s first climate-induced migration of modern times, Anote Tong, the Kiribati president, said he was in talks with Fiji’s military government to buy up to 5,000 acres of freehold land on which his countrymen could be housed.
The Telegraph
Energy subsidies total $24 billion, most to renewables
The federal government spent $24 billion on energy subsidies in 2011, with the vast majority going to renewable energy sources, according to a government report.
CNN Money
The Future Environmental Impact 
As the developing nations change and their populations ask for amenities, energy and environmental issues will increase.
Obama Pushes Alternative Energy in North Carolina
Visiting the key battleground state of North Carolina today, President Obama urged Americans to embrace alternative energy sources and lessen their dependence on oil, calling it a “fuel of the past.”
India: Tata Favors Wind, Solar as Coal-Fed Plants ‘Impossible’ to Build
The power unit of Tata Group, India’s biggest, said its new investments will favor wind and solar farms over coal-fired projects which have become “impossible” to develop.
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