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We need new greenhouse gas emissions network, insists UN weather agency

The UN climate agency, WMO, has brought together governments and scientists in Geneva to push for the creation of a global greenhouse gas measuring network, that will help countries to adapt to climate change and mitigate its impacts.

With more on the initiative, here’s Dr Oksana Tarasova, Senior Scientific Officer at the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), speaking to UN News’s Dominika Tomaszewska-Mortimer.


News in Brief 18 January 2023

  • Ukraine war: no chance for serious peace negotiations yet, say UN chief
  • Middle East gripped by cycle of violence, Security Council hears
  • Small Island Developing States accelerate action to tackle preventable disease threat: WHO
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News in Brief 29 November 2022

  • Large parts of world drier than normal in 2021, warns WMO
  • UNCTAD urges more shipping industry investment in sustainability
  • Uganda’s refugee response ‘bursting at the seams’, warns UNHCR
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News in Brief 17 November 2022

  • UN Secretary-General welcomes renewal of Black Sea Grain Initiative
  • UN experts condemn Israeli attacks against Palestinian rights defender Issa Amro
  • Sea temperatures in parts of Pacific, three times global average: WMO
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News in Brief 16 November 2022

  • Sahel countries risk decades of armed conflict and displacement, warns UNHCR
  • UNICEF initiative to enhance countries’ climate resilience and disaster preparedness
  • Guterres calls on G20 delegates to embrace digital future for all