United Nations Initiatives
Greta Thunberg on America: Too Much Air Conditioning, Not Enough Science   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: New York Times - She submitted a report issued last October by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, spelling out the threats of global temperature rise. “I don’t want you to listen to me,” she said. “I want you...
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Washington Monument reopens, iOS 13 rollout: 5 things you need to know Thursday   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: USA Today - Dubbed "Climate Forum 2020," the event comes after the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warned that carbon dioxide emissions need to fall by as much as 45% from 2010 levels by 2030 to avoid a climate change...
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Climate activist Greta Thunberg, 16, tells House committees: 'Unite behind the science' and 'take real action'   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: Fox News - Instead of delivering an impassioned address, she opted to let scientific research do the talking, in the form of a 2018 report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. “I am submitting this report as my...
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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation (FAO) provides emergency livestock response for drought-affected communities in Ethiopia   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Source: Ventures Africa - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is providing immediate livestock protectionto drought-affected pastoral and agro-pastoral communities in Ethiopia. Sending off a consignment of veterinary drugs...
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UPDATE 3-Greta Thunberg to Congress: 'Don't listen to me. Listen to the scientists'   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: YAHOO! - The 16-year-old founder of the "Fridays For Future" weekly school walkouts to demand government climate-change action submitted a 2018 report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change at the hearing in lieu of testimony....
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Another United Nations human rights wrong   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : United Nations - All Programs
Source: New York Post - Providing yet more evidence that it’s an utter travesty, the United Nations Human Rights Council on Monday chastised a Hong Kong lawmaker for calling out the truth. Tanya Chan, the founder of ...
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The ILO’s mandate maps a path to a better future   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : United Nations International Labour Organization
Source: ILO - Let me begin by saying to you all just how pleased I am to be back in Dublin again, and on behalf of the International Labour Organization, to say how honoured we all are to be taking part in this prestigious and also substantive...
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Amid oil market chaos, United Nations preps for major climate change summit   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : United Nations - All Programs
Source: Axios - United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres sought to underscore the urgency of climate change on Wednesday, even as other topics grabbed the spotlight during a press conference ahead of a major UN summit next week....
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Alipay Ant Forest Named UN Champion of the Earth, the United Nation's Highest Environmental Honor   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : UN - Environmental Programme
Source: Benzinga.com - "Alipay Ant Forest shows how technology can transform our world by harnessing all the positive energy and innovation of global users," said Inger Andersen, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme. "Although...
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Rainn Wilson, Rosario Dawson, Joaquin Phoenix And More Join #WorldIsInOurHands Campaign   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : UN - Environmental Programme
Source: YAHOO! - Antonio Banderas, Susan Sarandon, Joaquin Phoenix, Rainn Wilson, Rosario Dawson, Neve Campbell and Alfre Woodard are among the bold-faced names to join forces with the United Nations Environment Programme’s “The World...
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