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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: 23 April 2012 09:20 More headlines >>
Germany: ‘UN City’ To Host Yet Another Global Secretariat
The international community acknowledged Germany’s commitment to sustainable development as representatives of about 100 countries, gathered in Panama City at the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), decided on April 19 to base the global research body’s Secretariat in Bonn.
Carbon cutting projects to qualify for UN-backed interest-free loans
UNFCCC unveils scheme to help fund green projects in the world’s least developed countries
Xinhua, UN institutions launch global media campaign on environment protection 
A global media campaign aimed at alerting the public across the world to the need for environment protection was launched here Sunday.
UN calls for doubling renewable energy by 2030
UN chief Ban Ki-moon made a call to double global consumption of renewable energy over the next two decades in order to ensure sustainable economic development.
Qatar ‘committed to the cause of development’
HE the Minister of Business and Trade, Sheikh Jassim bin Abdul Aziz al-Thani said yesterday that the UN Conference on Trade and Development was furnishing an ample opportunity to continue contribution to global efforts towards sustained development.
Gulf Times
Gujarat Clean Development Mechanism fails to achieve goal
The civil society members came down heavily on the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), which was agreed upon under the United Nations Framework Convention of Climate Change (UNFCCC) Kyoto Protocol, saying it had failed to achieve its dual objectives of reducing emissions and contributing to sustainable development.
Southern African countries collaborate on plans for climate research centre
Windhoek-based facility to open in August after South Africa, Angola, Botswana, Zambia and Namibia commit to project
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