United Nations Initiatives
A joint role for forced and internally-driven variability in the decadal modulation of global warming   
July 31, 2020
Source: Nature - Global mean sea surface surface temperature shows decadal fluctuations superimposed to the warming trend whose causes are still debated. Here, the authors provide a quantification of relative contributions of different drivers...
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Helping hands for Nepali migrants in distress   
July 31, 2020
Source: Nepali Times - A recent project initiated by the International Labour Organization (ILO) has taken a more practical approach towards addressing problems of repatriation. It has involved destination countries where migrants are stranded and...
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FAO launches platform to help global community reduce food loss, waste   
July 31, 2020
Source: Bizcommunity.com on MSN.com - Gearing up for the inaugural International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste on 29 September, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has unveiled a new platform...Image source: www.
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Golf: Sentosa Golf Club is the world's first golf club to join the United Nations' Sports for Climate Action Initiative   
July 31, 2020
Source: The Straits Times - SINGAPORE - The Sentosa Golf Club (SGC) has become the world's first golf club to join the United Nations' Sports for Climate Action Initiative, after signing the initiative following its collaboration with international golf...
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Trump plans to address United Nations General Assembly in person   
July 31, 2020
Source: Politico - President Donald Trump is likely to be the only world leader speaking live from New York at this year’s United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) debate, scheduled to take place Sept. 22 to 25. Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador...
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EP4 – What’s New and What’s Next for the Enhanced Equator Principles'   
July 31, 2020
Source: The National Law Review - The Equator Principles (EPs) are a framework for assessing and managing environmental and social risks associated with project financing. The EPs provide a minimum due diligence standard and ...
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A granular look is part of the process   
July 31, 2020
Source: The Australian Financial Review - The UN-backed Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), a platform that helps institutional investors incorporate ESG, has certainly seen accelerating interest in recent years. Many larger fund ...
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FAO launches platform to accelerate global action on food loss and waste   
July 31, 2020
Source: New Food Magazine - FAO has unveiled a platform to accelerate global action to reduce food waste and loss ahead of the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste
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Hayward Joins Prestigious Team Of 30 To Write Global Climate Report   
July 31, 2020
Source: Scoop - A University of Canterbury (UC) expert on sustainability, youth, climate and democracy is the only New Zealander appointed to the prestigious Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Core ...
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A candidate for everyone in race for 19th District rep   
July 31, 2020
Source: The Daily News - The governor was sorry to see her go.”) Bryson is more excited about the methanol plant, but he said the Millennium’ project should proceed, too, if it can obtain permits (a long-shot at this ...
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