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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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New UN climate chief: 'Action on warming unstoppable'
The UN’s new climate chief says she’s worried about President Donald Trump - but confident that action to curb climate change is unstoppable.
BBC News
Scientists Counter Climate Change by Testing Reefs
Ocean scientists will pick 50 coral reefs worldwide to test ways to limit damage from climate change, pollution and over-fishing that threatens to wipe out 90 percent of all reefs by 2050, according to a plan launched on Thursday.
Climate Central
Red states are acting on climate change — without calling it climate change
President Donald Trump has the environmental community understandably concerned. He and members of his Cabinet have questioned the established science of climate change, and his choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency, former Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, has sued the EPA many times and regularly sided with the fossil fuel industry.
Business Insider
Australian state passes bill to reduce emissions to zero by 2050
The legislature of Victoria, Australia has passed a climate change bill committing the state to reduce emissions to zero by 2050. Achieving this would imply phasing out super-pollutants like hydroflurocarbons (HFCs).
Ammonia 21
EDITORIAL: Conservative group's carbon plan gives us hope for climate change action
After decades of overwhelming scientific evidence showing that man-made emissions are endangering the planet's future, there should be no climate change deniers left. .
Dallas News
Climate Change: Nigeria To Inaugurate Green Bond
Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Federal Government was making arrangements to inaugurate the first African Sovereign Green Bond to address climate change and environmental projects.
The Tide
Official Launch of Tonga’s ‘Climate Change Trust Fund’
On Friday 24 February, the Hon. Siaosi Sovaleni; Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of MEIDECC officially launched the Tonga Climate Change Trust Fund at a ceremony held at Dr. Moultons Hall. The Hon. Siaosi Sovaleni remarked on the challenges climate change places on local communities, and that the operationalization of the Tonga Climate Change Trust Fund is designed specifically for assisting local communities in alleviating the effects of climate change.
Relief Web
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