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Sep 23 2011

Climate Change Headlines from UNFCCC

  1. Ban urges leaders to show greater commitment to agreement on climate change
  2. US warns developing nations on emissions ‘escape hatches’
  3. ‘Involve cities in climate talks’
  4. UNFCCC backs businesses in Caring for Climate
  5. UN urges govt to commit to low carbon economies
  6. Displacement device need of hour: PM
  7. Save planet from climate change fallout
  8. Get moving on climate plans, U.N. says
  9. UN chief wants ‘timely action’ to preserve dryland
  10. Ex-President Clinton tells world leaders in NY that green energy movement needs financing
  11. Developing Countries Designs for the Green Climate Fund
  12. Environment minister expected in Bamako
  13. Failure to protect forests will lead to huge financial losses – UN-backed report
  14. Committee designing UN-backed green climate fund reports good progress
  15. COP 17 key for decision on carbon capture’s inclusion under CDM
  16. EDWARD WEST: Open SA’s energy sector before we miss the boat
  17. Firms ‘acting on climate change’
  18. Durban summit must clarify our role in REDD+, say financiers


[Source: UNFCCC, 13th – 21st September 2011]


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Sep 14 2011

Sustainable Development Headlines From Global Issues

  1. Development: ‘Boomerang Aid Enriches Donors’
  2. Bolivia: Rainforest Road Will Have Environmental and Cultural Impacts
  3. Climate Change: Nepali Women Sow a Secure Future
  4. U.S., Eu Sign Pact To Combat Fishing ‘piracy’ On High Seas
  5. Mexico: Traditional Maize Can Cope with Climate Change
  6. Developing Countries’ Designs For The Green Climate Fund
  7. Environment: Shrimp Farm Certification: Mere Greenwashing?
  8. Cote D’Ivoire: Suspended Exports Dent Scrap Metal Dealers’ Prospects
  9. Q&A: Africa Keen to Ensure Kyoto Protocol Survives
  10. Citizen Actions Turn Up The Heat For A Warming Planet


[Source: Global Issues News Headlines, 6th-13th September, 2011]


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