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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: 11 April 2012 09:23 More headlines >>
India min says EU tax deal breaker for global climate talks
A European Union law that charges airlines for carbon emissions is “unacceptable” and would be a “deal breaker” for global climate change negotiations, India’s environment minister said on Wednesday.
Brazil stresses need for world consensus at Rio+20 meet
The upcoming Rio conference on sustainable development must yield a commitment to manage the world economy in a way that respects the environment and fights poverty, a Brazilian official says.
EU official to visit Doha to prepare for UN climate conf
EU Commissioner for Climate Action, Connie Hedegaard, will visit Qatar on Wednesday and Thursday for talks on preparations for this year’s UN conference on climate change, which will take place in Doha at the end of November. Qatar is the first OPEC member to host the annual conference, noted a statement by the European Commission.
Consultation under way on ETS changes 
The Government today released a consultation document setting out proposed changes to the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme.
Voxy News Engine
Rwanda: Govt Ratifies Key Environment Protocol
Rwanda became the third country in the world, after Angola and Jordan, to ratify the Nagoya Protocol that seek to equitably distribute amongst member states benefits arising from the proper conservation of environment resources.
The New Times
Corobrik could double earnings from Lawley CDM project 
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has agreed to change the registered carbon credit project for South African brick manufacturer Corobrik to double the carbon credits earned from the Fuel Switch project at its Lawley factory, in Johannesburg.
Engineering News
Water Risk Threatens Businesses, National Security
One of climate change’s biggest impacts is on water systems. Unreliable water can impact both corporate bottom lines and jeopardize natural security, as two recent reports point out.
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