United Nations Initiatives
Modi asks NCC cadets to create a world record in yoga   
January 28, 2015
- Times of India - NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday asked the National Cadet Corps to try and create a world record by doing yoga across the country at the same time on June 21, the 'International Day of Yoga',...
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Oppressing the Poor In the Name of Fighting Global Warming   
January 28, 2015
- The Christian Post - and pest control than even the most alarming scenarios of the U.N. îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) forecast will be threatened by global warming. Ironically, spending billions...
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Pioneer scientists to feature in SG50 book   
January 28, 2015
- AsiaOne - Retired geography professor Wong Poh Poh, who was the only Singaporean on the global team that worked on the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî's seminal 2007 report, is also among the scientists...
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Report: Pollution is the Leading Cause of Death in the Developing World   
January 28, 2015
- Triple Pundit - GAHPâs members are concerned that the current draft of the îUnited Nationsîâ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the bodyâs plan for development assistance for the next 15 years,...
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Protesters try to storm UN building in Gaza   
January 28, 2015
- Channel News Asia - GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: Dozens of protesters on Wednesday (Jan 28) tried to storm the Gaza headquarters of the îUnited Nationsî, an AFP correspondent said, after the UN announced it...
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A Climate Hawk Separates Energy Thought Experiments from Road Maps   
January 28, 2015
- The New York Times The Opinion Pages - The piece starts with Robertsâs critique of those, including Paul Krugman of The Times and Joe Romm of the Center for American Progress, who embraced a finding in last yearâs...
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Lessons learned from the failure of a bullet-proof network   
January 28, 2015
- Fierce CIO - So it was refreshing to see Network World run such a report, written by a senior officer of the IT division in charge of the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî. In it, Paul...
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Judy Cheng-Hopkins: Stopping conflict is not an end in itself   
January 28, 2015
- Gulf News - For years she was often described as the âgentle faceâ of the peace-building forces of the îUnited Nationsî â the âbootsâ â who maintained a presence in places mired in...
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Global calculator: 7 emissions pathways for the world   
January 28, 2015
- Responding To Climate Change - Based on evidence from the latest îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî report, it shows the likely climate impacts of choices in 14 different policy areas. It is free for anyone...
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Hezbollah claims responsibility for attack on Israeli convoy   
January 28, 2015
- Charlotte Observer - Lebanon and Syria say the enclave belongs to Lebanon, while the îUnited Nationsî says the area is part of Syria and that Damascus and Israel should negotiate its fate. The latest salvos raised the...
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