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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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Current carbon pledges won't stop dangerous global warming, says Lord Stern
Commitments already made by world governments to cut carbon emissions aren’t enough to keep global warming below the crucial 2C target – but a strong deal is still possible in Paris, says economist
Guardian
 
UN climate chief meets Labor environment ministers
State and territory Labor environment ministers will meet with United Nations' Framework Convention on Climate Change executive secretary Christiana Figueres today in Adelaide
AAP/Climate Spectator
 
Fossil fuel divestment gathers momentum
More than 10,000 people have signed a petition calling on ABP, the $360bn Dutch pension fund, to drop its holdings of oil, gas and coal stocks, in a further demonstration of the momentum behind fossil fuel divestment.
Financial Times
 
Paris climate summit: Carbon pledges to fall short of warming goal, Stern warns
This year's Paris climate summit will leave the world on course for dangerous climate change unless nations offer much deeper carbon emissions cuts than already pledged or signalled, according to researchers including the UK's Lord Nicholas Stern.
Sydney Morning Herald
 
China says climate change threatens major projects
Climate change threatens some of China's most important infrastructure projects, China's top meteorologist warned in a state newspaper, adding the country's rate of warming was higher than the global average.
Reuters
 
The Pope’s climate message will extend his advocacy for the poor
Last week, Pope Francis hosted a historic meeting of scientists, religious figures and policymakers to discuss the science of global warming and the danger it poses to the world’s poorest people.
The Conversation
 
Limiting global warming to 2 degrees 'inadequate', scientists say
Holding global warming to a 2-degree Celsius temperature rise – the cornerstone of an expected new global climate agreement in December – will fail to prevent many of climate change's worst impacts, a group of scientists and other experts warned Friday.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
 
 
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