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Decade ending 2019 likely to be hottest on record
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019
Decade ending 2019 likely to be hottest on record
Exceptional global heat driven by greenhouse gas emissions mean this decade will most likely go down as the warmest on record, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) which released its provisional statement on the State of the Global Climate on Tuesday.Read Full Article ...
 
Greener tourism: Greater collaboration needed to tackle rising emissions
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Wednesday, 04 December 2019
Greener tourism: Greater collaboration needed to tackle rising emissions
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is calling for enhanced cooperation between the transport and tourism sectors to combat climate change.Read Full Article...
 
Over $39 million earmarked by UN-backed fund to combat effects of climate change in Nepal
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Tuesday, 12 November 2019
Over $39 million earmarked by UN-backed fund to combat effects of climate change in Nepal
More than $39 million in funding was approved on Wednesday for a project that will build resilience and mitigate the effects of climate change, benefitting nea...
 
Australia wildfires: communities must stay vigilant, urges UN weather agency
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Monday, 11 November 2019
Australia wildfires: communities must stay vigilant, urges UN weather agency
As Australia’s “catastrophic” and deadly wildfire emergency continues, UN weather experts on Tuesday echoed Government warnings for people to remain vigilant i...
 
New UN forestry project bids to help countries meet climate change commitments
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Sunday, 10 November 2019
New UN forestry project bids to help countries meet climate change commitments
More than two dozen countries across Asia, Africa and Latin America are set to benefit from a UN project to help tackle climate change through better forestry ...
 
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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.