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United Nations Environment Programme Feed
Some 22 million displaced by natural disasters in 2013, UN-backed report reveals
A new United Nations-backed report launched today reveals that 22 million people worldwide were displaced in 2013 by disasters sparked largely by earthquakes or climate- and weather-related events – almost three times more than by conflict in the same year.
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:30:06 EST
UN underscores importance of good urban planning for sustainable development
With more than two-thirds of humanity expected to live in cities by the middle of this century, strong, well-planned urbanization is vital for development, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today told an international group of Government officials and experts on housing.
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:20:43 EST
Economic growth possible even while tackling climate change, UN-backed report finds
Just one week before a major climate summit opens at the United Nations, a new report released today by a commission of global leaders argues that major structural and technological changes in the world economy are making it possible to achieve lower carbon emissions and economic growth at the same time.
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:22:38 EST
Marking International Day, UN officials hail progress in reducing damage to ozone layer
United Nations officials today hailed the progress made in reducing damage to the ozone layer and the vital role played by one of the most successful environmental treaties in history in phasing out ozone-depleting substances.
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:00:25 EST
UN-organized tsunami exercise shows Indian Ocean region now ‘better prepared’
A decade after the Indian Ocean tsunami disaster, which killed nearly 250,000 people and left an arc of devastation across 12 countries, a warning system devised by the United Nations to assess communications flows and readiness procedures throughout the region is functioning “effectively,” the world body has announced after a two-day simulation exercise.
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:18:05 EST
Ozone layer recovering but remains threatened – UN reports
The Earth’s protective ozone layer is on track to recover by the middle of the century, the United Nations today reported, urging unified action to tackle climate change and curb continued fluctuations to the composition of the atmosphere.
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:18:12 EST
As climate change debate heats up, UN experts warn ‘we are running out of time’
The United Nations weather agency today voiced concerns over the surge of carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere, which has reached a new record high in 2013, amid worrying sings that oceans and biosphere seem unable to soak up emissions as quickly as they used to.
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 17:08:40 EST
Indian Ocean nations to carry out UN-organized tsunami readiness test
Ten years after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, 24 countries in the region will participate in an exercise organized by the United Nations to test their readiness to address such rare but potentially destructive events.
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 15:00:52 EST
SAMOA: New partnerships seek to protect world's oceans
Fishermen in coastal Samoan villages say there are less fish than there used to be and worry that the fish populations will soon disappear altogether, but participants at a United Nations conference on forming partnerships with small island developing states are vowing to prevent that from happening.
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EST
SAMOA: UN disaster risk chief calls for putting partnerships to work
The commitments made at the international conference on partnering with small island developing states must be prioritized and implemented as soon as possible, urged the top United Nations official on disaster risk reduction.
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EST