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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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Close the dangerous emissions gap in 10 steps –report
There is 27 gigatonne gap between global greenhouse gas emissions in 2030 under business as usual and the level needed to hold warming to 2C.
New Climate Economy's 10 ways to solve climate change
The New Climate Economy has today launched a major report outlining key actions that governments and businesses can embrace to help the world tackle climate change.
Business Green
Billions in gas projects stranded by climate change action, says thinktank
More than $280bn (£180bn) of liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects being planned over the next decade risk becoming “stranded” if global action is taken to limit climate change to 2C, according to a report by the thinktank Carbon Tracker.
New govt climate change target 'not enough'
The Government is being criticised for not doing enough in setting a 30 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions based on 2005 levels by 2030.
3News (New Zealand)
Deaths Mount in Pakistan as Heatwave Is Linked to Climate Change
ISLAMABAD—Pakistan’s lack of preparedness in the face of increasingly intense weather events is being blamed for a growing death toll following what has been one of the most sustained heatwaves in the country since records began.
Climate change is a matter of human rights, agrees UN
Last Thursday the Human Rights Council sent a strong signal to the ongoing climate negotiations by adopting by consensus a new resolution on climate change and human rights. -
Japan is building solar energy plants on abandoned golf courses—and the idea is spreading
Japan’s energy strategy in the aftermath of Fukushima calls for roughly doubling the amount of renewable power sources in the country by 2030. It is already building solar power plants that float on water. Perhaps inevitably, then, the nation has turned to building solar plants on old golf courses.
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