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Teen activist Greta Thunberg arrives in New York by boat, putting ‘climate crisis’ in spotlight
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Thursday, 29 August 2019
Teen activist Greta Thunberg arrives in New York by boat, putting ‘climate crisis’ in spotlight
After a two-week sail across the Atlantic, youth climate activist Greta Thunberg arrived in the Big Apple on Wednesday to take part in two major climate summits to be held at UN Headquarters next month.Read Full Article ...
 
Decades of progress ‘can be wiped out overnight,’ UN chief laments at climate session in Yokohama
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Thursday, 29 August 2019
Decades of progress ‘can be wiped out overnight,’ UN chief laments at climate session in Yokohama
“Little undermines development like disaster,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told attendees at a thematic session on Africa and climate change, on day ...
 
Partnerships with civil society and youth ‘essential’ for a future that leaves no one behind: Genera
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Wednesday, 28 August 2019
Partnerships with civil society and youth ‘essential’ for a future that leaves no one behind: Genera
Partnerships with civil society and youth are essential to achieving the goals of key UN-backed international agreements, such as the 2030 Agenda for Sustainab...
 
UN chief appeals to G7 leaders for ‘strong commitment’ and political will to tackle climate emergenc
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Monday, 26 August 2019
UN chief appeals to G7 leaders for ‘strong commitment’ and political will to tackle climate emergenc
People all over the world are calling for a shift towards a greener, cleaner future, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday, stressing that “we h...
 
FROM THE FIELD: Malawi farmers diversify to fight climate change
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Monday, 26 August 2019
FROM THE FIELD: Malawi farmers diversify to fight climate change
Farmers in Malawi are diversifying their crops and adopting sustainable technologies as they look at ways to adapt to a changing climate.   Read Full Article ...
 
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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.
  • Erdo?an?s Pyrrhic victory
    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.