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At UN, youth activists press for bold action on climate emergency, vow to hold leaders accountable a
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Saturday, 21 September 2019
At UN, youth activists press for bold action on climate emergency, vow to hold leaders accountable a
Students and young activists on Saturday threw down the gauntlet to world leaders heading to United Nations Headquarters next week for high-level climate talks, demanding that they “stop wasting time” and work harder to curb carbon emissions, “or we will vote you out.”Read Full Article ...
 
Ahead of UN summit, leading scientists warn climate change ‘hitting harder and sooner’ than forecast
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Saturday, 21 September 2019
Ahead of UN summit, leading scientists warn climate change ‘hitting harder and sooner’ than forecast
Top climate scientists issued a report on Sunday showing that over the last several years, sea-level rise, planetary warming, shrinking ice sheets and carbon p...
 
UN staff support youth-driven global action on climate crisis
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Friday, 20 September 2019
UN staff support youth-driven global action on climate crisis
Staff at UN Headquarters in New York joined untold numbers of students, scientists, organized labour, and everyday people worldwide, who took to the streets on...
 
World’s 1.8 billion youth must ‘have a say in the future of the planet’
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Friday, 20 September 2019
World’s 1.8 billion youth must ‘have a say in the future of the planet’
It is “crucial” that the world’s 1.8 billion young people have a say in the fight against climate change and ultimately “the future of the planet” according to...
 
Nature ‘one of most effective ways’ of combatting climate change
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Wednesday, 18 September 2019
Nature ‘one of most effective ways’ of combatting climate change
Nature is “one of the most effective ways” of combatting climate change and should be part of every country’s climate strategy according to the Executive Direc...
 
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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...
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    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.