Even though meat production is known to be a major contributor to climate change and environmental destruction, worldwide demand for meat continues to rise, said UN environment agency, UNEP, in a statement released on Thursday.
UN “alarmed” as dozens reported dead in heavy fighting around Syrian village
The UN said on Thursday it was alarmed at reports of dozens of deaths during heavy fighting in Syria, in and around the village of Aqareb.
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.
The up-coming climate change conference in Paris shows that the international community “stands together” against terrorism.
That’s according to Wu Hongbo, the UN Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs.
The important role nuclear power could play in reducing greenhouse gas emissions is the focus of a new report released by the UN Nuclear Agency, the IAEA.