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UN body confronts new world, made up of a majority of urban dwellers
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
UN body confronts new world, made up of a majority of urban dwellers
As the number of people living in cities this year outranks the number living in rural areas for the first time, and 19 Read Full Article ...
 
UN-backed programme for clean energy projects passes 1000 milestone
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
UN-backed programme for clean energy projects passes 1000 milestone
A mechanism under the United Nations-backed Kyoto Protocol that allows industrialized countries to generate credits through investment in emission reduction pr...
 
Upcoming UN forums to focus on using technology to combat climate change
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
Upcoming UN forums to focus on using technology to combat climate change
High-level experts from industry, government and academia are set to convene at United Nations meetings in Japan and the United Kingdom to examine how informat...
 
Work of Nobel Prize-winning climate change panel hailed by UN official
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Sunday, 20 April 2008
Work of Nobel Prize-winning climate change panel hailed by UN official
The head of the lead United Nations agency on weather, climate and water has lauded the work of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), whose Nob...
 
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  • Dura aterragem na Venezuela
    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
  • South China Sea Ruling Sweeps Away Diplomatic Ambiguities
    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
  • China Hardens Position on South China Sea
    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
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    Paradoxes have always abounded in the relationship between the Turkish military and the country?s politicians. Turkey?s armed forces ? or factions within them ? have justified their repeated interventions in politics with claims that they...
  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.