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News in Brief 11 November 2021

  • COP26 China-US deal welcomed by Secretary-General
  • Belarus-Poland crisis: UN agencies provide aid to stranded migrants
  • COVID-19 more deadly in Africans with diabetes: WHO
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‘No time to lose’ curbing greenhouse gases: WMO

Last year, heat-trapping greenhouse gases reached a new record, surging above the planet's 2011-2020 average, and has continued in 2021, according to a new report published on Monday by the UN weather agency.

Aviation sector implements “innovative measures” to protect the planet

Although air travel accounts for less than two per cent of the emissions that contribute to global warming, the aviation industry is doing its part to protect the environment.

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