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United Nations Environment Programme Feed
2016 on pace to be hottest year ever as climate change trends reach ‘new climax’– UN
Global temperatures for the first six months of this year reached new highs, setting 2016 on track to be the hottest-ever on record, the United Nations weather agency said today.
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 13:08:31 EST
Trees contribute to reducing carbon footprints even after being cut down &#8211 UN report
Forests can contribute greatly to the fight against climate change even after trees have been logged, according to a new United Nations report which looks at the impact of wood products on carbon storage. <P>
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EST
UN chief invites leaders to fast-track ratification of Paris climate deal
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is urging world leaders to ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change and speed up the process to restrict greenhouse gas emissions.
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 19:47:18 EST
Ban urges burden-sharing, solidarity to combat effects of El Niño and mitigate climate change
The lives and livelihoods of more than 60 millions people around the world have been turned upside down by the extreme weather events linked to the El Niño phenomenon, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today said, calling for a scaled-up, unprecedented response that goes beyond humanitarian action.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 17:08:19 EST
New UN study links trees in drylands with sustainable development
For the first time, a new United Nations report details the number of trees, forests and land use in the world’s drylands, and the findings could be used to track progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals and help fight climate change. <P>
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 12:50:00 EST
New UN report links farming, forestry and improved food security
Agriculture and forestry can improve food security, according to a new United Nations report released today, at the start of World Forest Week.
Mon, 18 Jul 2016 12:28:01 EST
New UN-backed survey reveals ‘alarming’ damage to high seas and marine ecosystems
More than half of the world’s fragile coral reefs are under threat and most of our major fish stocks are now overexploited, according to the latest global assessments on the state of world’s high seas and large marine ecosystems launched today by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission.
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 12:32:34 EST
UN launches ‘Sendai Seven’ campaign aimed at boosting disaster risk management
The United Nations envoy dealing with disaster risk reduction today launched a new multi-year campaign that aims to reduce disaster losses, improve management of disaster risk, and save lives.
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 11:57:09 EST
Floods deal ‘staggering’ blow to pastoralists recovering from Ethiopia’s long drought – UN
The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) announced that floods across Ethiopia have severely impacted the recovery processes, particularly for livestock-dependent families, following more than 18 months of dry spells and poor rainfall induced by an El Niño drought phenomenon.
Tue, 05 Jul 2016 12:59:15 EST
UN hails ambitious Canada-Mexico-US partnership to fight climate change
The head of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) today hailed as &#8220a major breakthrough&#8221 a recent announcement by Canada, Mexico and the United States that they will take sweeping action to achieve 50 per cent clean power generation by 2025 and cooperate on reducing disaster risk.
Mon, 04 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EST