United Nations Initiatives
Africa: What Would It Really Take to Plant a Trillion Trees'   
August 24, 2019
Source: AllAfrica.com - And on 8 August 2019, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change launched a Special Report on the importance of land use for the climate. About 23 per cent of all emissions come from the ...
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Mauritius Inaugurates New Facility to Use Nuclear Technology to Fight Agricultural Pests   
August 24, 2019
Source: iaea.org - The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), in cooperation with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), has helped Mauritius take an important step in the suppression of agricultural pests with the...
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U.N. Lies About Food Supplies and Climate Change   
August 24, 2019
Source: Heartland - In the run-up to the United Nations’ 68th Civil Society Conference, where the “climate crisis” and sustainable development will dominate discussions, the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change...
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Earth 4C Hotter   
August 24, 2019
Source: CounterPunch - Otherwise, why address the issue of 4C by 2055 in the first instance' Not only that but the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, AR4 (2007) addressed the 4C issue and a 2009 International Climate Conference at Oxford,...
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Your View by Rodale Institute: How organic farming can help save the planet   
August 24, 2019
Source: Morning Call PA - We can stop the climate crisis. At least, we can start reducing the 23% of global greenhouse gas emissions that the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently attributed to agricultural activities. The...
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His View: Cutting emmissions about technology, but also lifestyle   
August 24, 2019
Source: Moscow-Pullman Daily News - in line with achieving the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recommendations of a 50-percent emissions cut by 2030. Cutting carbon emissions is not solely the job of corporations.
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The United Nations Civil Society Conference On Tuesday's Access Utah   
August 24, 2019
Source: Utah Public Radio - Activists battling climate change, a former child soldier and health workers pioneering new treatments around the world are among thousands of participants who will gather in Salt Lake City, Utah, from 26 to 28 August at the...
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United Nations says Ebola outbreak in Congo has killed nearly 2,000 people   
August 24, 2019
Source: Times Free Press - LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization's emergencies chief said the ongoing Ebola outbreak in Congo is approaching a "stark" milestone with nearly 2,000 people killed by the virus in the year-long epidemic. In a press...
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Major Fashion Companies Sign Pact Vowing To Reduce Industry’s Environmental Impact   
August 24, 2019
Source: Forbes - Fashion is one of the worst-polluting industries. According to a United Nations Environment Programme study in November, the industry produces 20% of global wastewater and 10 % of global carbon emissions, more than all...
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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority launches 6th annual Sustainability Report   
August 24, 2019
Source: Gulf News - Dewa is also implementing and adopting the 10 principles of the United Nations Global Compact while adhering to the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures ...
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