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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.
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Six nations volunteer to host Green Climate Fund: UN
Germany, Mexico, Namibia, Poland, South Korea and Switzerland have volunteered to host the Green Climate Fund that will help poor countries fight global warming, the UN climate forum said on Monday.
AFP
Poland, Namibia enter fray to host Green Climate Fund
Six countries have bid to host a fund designed to help raise up to $100 billion a year for the world’s poorest countries, the vehicle’s interim secretariat said in a press release on Monday.
Reuters
Namibia joins race to host Green Climate Fund
Namibia is the only African country to have applied to host the Green Climate Fund. According to information from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change UNFCCC , five other countries applied to do the same.
Africa Science News
Six countries bid to host the Green Climate Fund
The Interim Secretariat of the Green Climate Fund received six expressions of interest to the Fund’s Board for hosting the Fund from the following Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Emirates News Agency (WAM)
EU makes €50m pledge for clean energy schemes in developing countries
EU commission president announces plans to provide access to sustainable energy services for 500 million people by 2030
Guardian
Qatar Airways chief criticizes EU emissions law
The head of fast-growing Gulf carrier Qatar Airways has criticized a new European policy charging airlines for their carbon pollution as an unfair tax aimed at shoring up the continent’s finances.
Bloomberg
US greenhouse gases back up after decline
US emissions of greenhouse gases blamed for climate change rose in 2010, ending a brief downward turn as the world’s largest economy gradually recovers from recession, official data showed Monday.
AFP
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