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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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France backs 30 percent energy efficiency goal: letter
France's energy minister threw her weight behind an energy savings goal of at least 30 percent for 2030 ahead of talks in Brussels on Wednesday to thrash out a target.
Reuters
 
Venezuela climate summit calls for end to “green economy”
A UN-backed conference in Venezuela has ended with a declaration to scrap carbon markets and reject the green economy
RTCC
 
Climate change wins precarious slot in proposed development goals
Proposed new global development goals, drafted by a U.N. working group, include a goal to take urgent action on climate change, despite opposition from some countries - even though the goal is weaker than many campaigners would like.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
 
Growth, Global Warming Threaten African Species
Researchers meeting in Cameroon say Africa may lose up to 30 percent of its animal and plant species by the end of the century due to global warming, population growth and unregulated development.
Voice of America
 
Dispute over 'bonkers' EU energy savings plan
EU commissioners are meeting today to agree an energy savings target for 2030 amid serious disagreement about how ambitious it should be.
BBC
 
El tercer encuentro Pan-Amazónico abordará la Amazonía y el cambio climático
La Amazonia y el Cambio Climático – actuación de la sociedad civil en la COP 20 Lima, será el foco central en Lima Perú el próximo 6 y 7 de agosto en el Tercer Encuentro Pan-Amazónico.
iagua
 
Obama attributes wildfires to climate change
President Barack Obama says a wildfire that has burned nearly 400 square miles in the north-central part of Washington state, along with blazes in other Western areas, can be attributed to climate change.
AP
 
 
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