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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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Eiffel Tower goes dark in symbolic move for Earth Hour
The Eiffel Tower went dark briefly to mark Earth Hour, the campaign to raise awareness about climate change.
AP
 
US to submit plans to fight global warming; most others delay
The United States will submit plans for slowing global warming to the United Nations early this week but most governments will miss an informal March 31 deadline, complicating work on a global climate deal due in December.
Reuters
 
Federal government commits to global accord on climate
The Abbott government has committed Australia to joining the next big global climate pact.
The Age
 
Mexico sets 25 pct pollution cut by 2030 for climate talks
Mexico has become the first developing nation to submit pollutant reduction goals for next fall's Paris climate change talks, pledging Friday to cut greenhouse gas and short-lived climate pollutants 25 percent by 2030.
AP
 
India calls for a deal for pre-2020 efforts to tackle climate change
India wants a global agreement that will address intensified efforts to tackle climate change between 2015 and 2020 and has questioned the single-minded focus on finalising a global compact for the post-2020 period, which is to be inked in Paris in December.
Economic Times
 
Paris 2015: Should we be worried about the lack of greenhouse gas pledges?
Just a handful of countries expected to hit 31 March deadline to submit Intended Nationally Determined Contributions
BusinessGreen
 
Green Climate Fund accredits ADB to receive project finance for Asia-Pacific region
The Asian Development Bank has become the first multilateral development bank accredited to get financing from the Green Climate Fund.
Greentech Lead
 
 
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