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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: 03 April 2012 09:18 More headlines >>
Bridge differences on climate change negotiations, urges Kenya’s environment Minister
Kenya’s minister of environment and mineral resources Chirau Ali Mwakwere urged Monday in Nairobi that countries need to come together and begin bridging issues that have so far denied the global community a new climate change deal.
Africa Science News
EU energy savings plan too weak: green campaigners
The latest proposal from the Danish EU presidency on how to improve the European Union’s record on energy efficiency is far too weak to close the gap between savings so far and its goal for 2020, a coalition of campaigners said on Monday.
Reuters
EU carbon price plumbs new depths on weak emissions data
Carbon prices in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) hit a new record low of €6.14 a tonne yesterday afternoon, following the release of new EU data showing the greenhouse gas emissions covered by the scheme were lower than expected last year.
BusinessGreen
U.S., Canada, Mexico Vow ‘Continental’ Energy Grid 
The leaders of the United States, Mexico, and Canada today pledged to develop “continental energy, including electricity generation and interconnection” across national borders and welcomed “increasing North American energy trade.”
ENS
US, ASEAN cooperate on environment
The United States is reaching out to ASEAN countries once again. This time, they are offering the assistance of their armed forces in dealing with environmental issues.
Jakarta Post
Jamaica to Galvanise Public on Climate Adaptation
A public awareness project that aims to foster wider understanding among locals about the linkages between the global climate and their social and economic wellbeing is Jamaica’s newest adaptation strategy.
IPS
Payments for Environmental Services Skip Rural Women in Mexico
Despite the key role they play in caring for natural resources in the face of climate change, rural women in Mexico do not benefit from payments for environmental services, say activists and experts.
IPS
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