United Nations Initiatives
UN climate talks end amid major questioning of landmark 1.5C IPCC report   
June 28, 2019
Source: Edie - The text expressed “appreciation and gratitude to the IPCC (UN’s climate science body, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) and the scientific community” for providing the report that “reflects...
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Your Turn: Napa County needs bolder plan to fight the climate crisis   
June 28, 2019
Source: Napa Valley Register - Scientists warn that urgent action is needed. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change — the world’s foremost authority on climate change — issued a 2018 report with a shocking finding ...
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Shaw appeals for greater FAO funding to tackle issues in agricultural sector   
June 28, 2019
Source: The Jamaica Observer - KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Audley Shaw, has called upon the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to provide a greater ...
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Maine Voices: Trump administration’s efforts to save coal are a slap in the face to humanity   
June 28, 2019
Source: Portland Press Herald - YARMOUTH — Two 2018 reports – the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change survey and the United States’ Fourth National Climate Assessment – not only describe the causes of climate...
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To become a global leader in renewable energy India needs to update its climate targets   
June 28, 2019
Source: The Hans India - As countries start to declare climate emergencies, following the urgent call for decarbonisation in last year's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, it is now, more than ever, in the hands of companies and...
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Carnival Corporation: Annual sustainability report for 2018   
June 28, 2019
Source: E TN Global Travel Industry News - The full 2018 report, “Sustainability from Ship to Shore,” was developed in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative standard. The company achieved its 25% carbon reduction goal three years ahead of schedule in...
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G20 Environment Ministers Adopt Framework to Tackle Marine Litter   
June 28, 2019
Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development - The new action framework is anticipated to complement the UN Environment Programme’s (UNEP) work on marine litter and single-use plastics. The Implementation Framework aims to facilitate further actions on marine litter...
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Chabad of Poway Rabbi to address United Nations General Assembly on anti-Semitism   
June 28, 2019
Source: ABC 10 News - SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, the senior rabbi at the Chabad of Poway synagogue, will address the United Nations General Assembly Wednesday on anti-Semitism, roughly two months after a deadly shooting at the...
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ZTE and China Mobile showcase leading MU-MIMO Multi-User performance at MWC Shanghai 2019   
June 28, 2019
Source: Virtual-Strategy - ZTE is committed to corporate social responsibility and is a member of the UN Global Compact. For more information, please visit www.zte.com.cn.
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UN raises concern over methane release in oil, gas operations   
June 28, 2019
Source: The Guardian Nigeria - The United Nation Environmental Programme (UNEP), yesterday ... According to a report released ahead of the UN Climate Summit in September, the petroleum industry is one of the largest man ...
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