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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 March 2012 10:06 More headlines >>
EU’s Stomach for Tighter CO2 Cap to Be Signaled by Parliament
The European Union’s willingness to tighten emission caps on energy and manufacturing companies will be put to a test tomorrow when EU lawmakers vote on whether to urge the cancelation of some carbon-dioxide allowances.
Bloomberg
World Wind Power Climbs to New Record In 2011 
Wind energy developers installed a record 41,000 megawatts of electricity-generating capacity in 2011, bringing the world total to 238,000 megawatts.
IPS
International Parliamentary Meeting on climate change commences in Dhaka
The International Meeting of Parliamentarians on Climate Change opened in Dhaka, Bangladesh today, with a call for concerted efforts towards formulating global responses to the effects of climate change.
African Press Organization
Natural Gas a Weak Weapon Against Climate Change, New Study Asserts
Although natural gas burns more cleanly than coal, a new study argues that replacing all the world’s coal power plants with natural gas would do little to slow global warming this century.
National Geographic
World entering a ‘third era’ in efforts to deal with climate change – expert
After 20 years dominated by inaction on climate change, the world is entering a “third era” when the impacts of climate change are unavoidable, says a London climate expert.
AlertNet
Coal-reliant Poland increasingly out of step with Europe on climate change 
Frustrations with Poland are growing in the European Union after the coal-powered nation for a second time blocked the EU’s long-term plans for cutting carbon emissions.
Associated Press
Corporate leaders beg for environmental Budget
A group of business leaders has written to the Chancellor to make sure the UK’s energy policies reflect its climate change goals. The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders on Climate Change praised the Coalition’s climate policy and said it was on the right track, but insisted “action on climate change is both a necessity and a source of economic opportunity.”
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