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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: 26 March 2012 09:04 More headlines >>
Link builds between weather extremes and warming
Extreme weather events over the past decade have increased and were “very likely” caused by manmade global warming, a study in the journal Nature Climate Change said on Sunday.
Temperatures could rise by 3C by 2050, models suggest
Global temperatures could rise by 1.4-3.0C (2.5-5.4F) above levels for late last century by 2050, a computer simulation has suggested.
Climate change: Africa urged to play critical role in climate change negotiations 
Africa has been urged to play an enhanced role in further negotiations on climate change to aid quick consensus building on a number of issues that still needs to be resolved following the Durban Climate Conference last December.
Study: Global temperatures could rise 5 degrees by 2050
As the USA simmers through its hottest March on record — with more than 6,000 record high temperatures already set this month — a new study released Sunday shows that average global temperatures could climb 2.5 to 5.4 degrees by 2050 if greenhouse gas emissions continue unabated.
USA Today
Qatar can become world leader in sustainable technology: expert
A leading expert in sustainable engineering has said that even though Qatar has the largest per capita carbon footprint in the world, it has the resources, leadership and vision to become a world leader in sustainable technology.
Gulf Times
Arctic Council meets in Sweden, climate change expected to be hot topic
Officials from the US, Canada, Norway, Iceland, Russia, Finland and Denmark will be in Stockholm to talk about the Arctic this week.
Radio Sweden
E.ON urges Europe to stretch CO2 plans out to 2030
E.ON, Germany’s biggest utility, on Friday joined other heavy polluters in urging the European Commission to stretch its carbon-cutting policy out to 2030, to harmonise renewable energy targets and to back the bloc’s energy industry in global competition.
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