United Nations Initiatives
Sea-Level Rise Policy Top Priority For N.C. Coastal Regulators   
January 22, 2015
- Insurance News Net - Jan. 21--COASTAL N.C. -- After political support eroded the first time around, North Carolina's coastal regulators are again trying to develop a sea-level rise policy that can navigate the choppy waters...
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US Senate Passes Amendment Declaring Climate Change Is 'Real And Is Not A Hoax'   
January 22, 2015
- International Business Times - according to the United Nations-led îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî. In a November report, the panel observed that âhuman influence on the climate system is clear and...
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Republicans outfox Democrats on climate votes   
January 22, 2015
- Politico - The Senate debate comes two months after the latest report from the United Nations îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî that described humansâ impact on the climate as âclear and...
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SCIENCE MATTERS by David Suzuki   
January 22, 2015
- The Nelson Daily - Removing fossil fuel subsidies would also help. John Stone, a Canadian scientist and lead author on the most recent îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî report, told CBC the UCL study...
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North Korea sends letter to UN, saying defector who admitted changing story is a criminal   
January 22, 2015
- The Straits Times - SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has launched an aggressive campaign seeking to discredit a îUnited Nationsî report on human rights abuses in the country, following news that a prominent defector had...
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International court urged for Central African Republic   
January 22, 2015
- News24 - New York - The îUnited Nationsî commission that has accused both sides in the conflict in Central African Republic of crimes against humanity is urging the UN to establish an international court to prosecute...
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UN slams sexist remarks used by Myanmar monk   
January 22, 2015
- News24 - Yangon - The îUnited Nationsî' human rights chief has urged Myanmar's leaders to protest sexist language used by an infamous ultranationalist Buddhist monk who â during a public rally last week â...
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Business leaders embracing sustainability but Europe lagging behind   
January 22, 2015
- Blue & Green Tomorrow - The report, which has been launched by DNV GL, the îUNî îGlobal Compactî and Monday Morning Global Institute, is based on a survey and consultations with more than 6,000 public...
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UN commission urges international court to prosecute Central African Republic perpetrators   
January 22, 2015
- FOX News - îUNITED NATIONSî â Members of the U.N. commission that accused both sides in the conflict in Central African Republic of crimes against humanity urged the îUnited Nationsî on Wednesday to...
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U.N. Global Compact Expels Hundreds for Non-Compliance   
January 22, 2015
- Triple Pundit - 2014 was a mixed year for the îUnited Nationsî Global Compact (UNGC) initiative, which has been working to increase the adoption of sustainable practices in the global business sector. The organization...
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