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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: 13 April 2012 09:28 More headlines >>
Qatari Bright Lights Prompt EU’s Hedegaard to Urge Climate Plan
European Union Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard said she’s pushing Qatar to adopt a green growth program before it hosts the annual round of United Nations climate treaty talks in November.
Equity to be the base of negotiations on climate change: Govt
Ahead of the Rio+20 Earth Summit, India today said the principle of “equity” – equal per capita rights to the atmospheric space – should be the “base” for future negotiations on climate change.
India among top green economies 
With India receiving $10.2 billion investments in clean energy, the country has emerged as one of the top performing clean energy economies in the 21st century, an eminent American non-profit organisation said in a report.
Private funding of clean energy rises 54%
The flow of private investments into India’s clean energy sector rose 54% to over $10 billion in 2011, marking the second-highest growth rate for such investments among the G-20 nations
Times of India
Clean energy investment stalls in Q1
Clean energy investment in the first quarter of the year was at its weakest level since the global financial crisis, according to new figures from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) that will raise fresh questions about the impact of policy uncertainty on green business confidence.
China ‘set to remain’ global clean energy hub
China invested $45.5 billion in clean energy in 2011, causing the country to cede its top ranking in such expenditures to the United States for the first time since 2009.
China Daily
Rising Pacific seas linked to climate change: study
Sea levels in the southwest Pacific started rising drastically in the 1880s, with a notable peak in the 1990s thought to be linked to human-induced climate change, according to a new study.
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