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Africa needs better meteorological monitoring for development - UN official
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
Africa needs better meteorological monitoring for development - UN official
Given Africa's vulnerability to climate change, variability and extreme weather events, better meteorological services are crucial for its development and the struggle against poverty, the head of the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said today.Read Full Article ...
 
Bangkok climate change talks good start, but
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
Bangkok climate change talks good start, but
The climate change talks held last week in Bangkok were successful in devising a schedule for negotiations leading to a long-term international agreement on th...
 
Climate change will take heavy toll on human health - UN officials
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
Climate change will take heavy toll on human health - UN officials
Top United Nations officials have warned that global warming and its effects, including a rise in air and sea temperatures and extreme weather patterns, endang...
 
Global warming continues, regardless of La Ni
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
Global warming continues, regardless of La Ni
The long-term trend of global warming is continuing, despite the current La NiRead Full Article ...
 
Tourism industry has key role in tackling climate change - UN official
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
Tourism industry has key role in tackling climate change - UN official
The global tourism industry has a key role to play in confronting the challenges of climate change, the head of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)...
 
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