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COVID-19 recovery offers ‘chance to change course’, Guterres tells One Planet Summit
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Sunday, 10 January 2021
COVID-19 recovery offers ‘chance to change course’, Guterres tells One Planet Summit
The process of recovery from the coronavirus pandemic offers the chance to change course, and put humanity on a path on which it is not in conflict with nature, the United Nations Secretary-General said on Monday, urging greater efforts by everyone to protect biodiversity and step up climate action. Read Full Article ...
 
UN chief calls for ‘urgent transition’ from fossil fuels to renewable energy 
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Sunday, 10 January 2021
UN chief calls for ‘urgent transition’ from fossil fuels to renewable energy 
Building a global coalition for carbon neutrality by mid-century will be the UN’s “central objective”, the world body’s top official told a conference on clima...
 
FROM THE FIELD: Laos villages transformed by solar power
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Saturday, 09 January 2021
FROM THE FIELD: Laos villages transformed by solar power
For people living off-grid in remote villages in Laos, solar energy offers a clean, sustainable way to bring electricity for all, and the promise to transform ...
 
FROM THE FIELD: Mapping coral reefs from space
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Friday, 08 January 2021
FROM THE FIELD: Mapping coral reefs from space
A plan to use satellite imaging to build up a global picture of coral reefs, to better understand how to protect them from warming seas brought on by climate c...
 
‘Growing momentum’ to make 2021 the global action year for sustainable energy
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Saturday, 02 January 2021
‘Growing momentum’ to make 2021 the global action year for sustainable energy
In a bid of optimism for the new year, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) expressed confidence that clean energy would grow in 2021. 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.