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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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Study blames global warming for 75 percent of very hot days
If you find yourself sweating out a day that is monstrously hot, chances are you can blame humanity. A new report links three out of four such days to man's effects on climate.
AP
 
Heatwaves Caused By Climate Change 75% Of the Time, Study Finds
Climate change is increasingly causing extreme weather like heavy rains, heat waves and severe storms, according to a new study.
TIME
 
Nearly half of top pension funds gambling on climate change
Index produced by thinktank shows just under 50% of investors take no measures to protect assets from expected climate-related market shifts
Guardian
 
Pope Francis Steps Up Campaign on Climate Change, to Conservatives’ Alarm
Since his first homily in 2013, Pope Francis has preached about the need to protect the earth and all of creation as part of a broad message on the environment. It has caused little controversy so far.
NY Times
 
New sustainability agenda must harmonize man’s relationship with planet – UN Assembly President
As United Nations Member States prepare to adopt and move toward implementing a new development agenda, the President of the General Assembly said it is critical to ensure that “a harmonious relationship with our planet underpins our quest to achieve sustainable development.”
UN News Centre
 
EU confident plans for UN climate deal progressing
European Union officials are confident most of the world’s top greenhouse gas emitters are on track to deliver carbon cutting plans ahead of a UN summit in Paris this December
RTCC
 
Fossil fuel industry must change profoundly, says former Shell boss
Ex-Shell UK chairman James Smith argues there is a future for oil and gas firms if they embrace low carbon technology, reports BusinessGreen
Guardian
 
 
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