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Additional action needed on climate change to avoid “disaster”: UNEP

Additional action to slowdown global warming is needed at all levels of society, to avoid climate “disaster”.

That’s according to Shereen Zorba, Global Head of Science-Policy networks at the UN Environment Programme, UNEP.

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Global aviation industry signs “historic” deal to cut emissions

The global aviation industry has reached a “historic” deal to cut harmful greenhouse gas emissions by 2020, a senior official with the UN’s International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has said.

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UN and Africa: focus on African development, climate change and SDGs

Terrorism “threat of the century” says Chad President

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“New era” for climate change action

The world is entering what’s been described as a “new era” in which to take action to reverse damaging rises in the planet’s temperature.

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UN Gender Focus: zika virus, climate change and indigenous languages

Zika virus now in at least 18 countries in Latin America and Caribbean

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“Everyone is responsible” moving climate agenda forward

“Everyone is responsible” for moving the climate change agenda forward following last month’s historic agreement in Paris.

That’s the view of Dr Gro Harlem Brundtland, widely accepted to be the author of the whole “sustainable development” concept.

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