United Nations Initiatives
Sea Level Rise Not Accelerating, New Study Shows   
June 08, 2019
Source: Heartland - A new report by Drs. Craig Idso, David Legates, and S. Fred Singer, released by The Heartland Institute, shows the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and other government and nongovernment organizations are wrong to...
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Moody’s says the odds of another recession are high for SA   
June 08, 2019
Source: businesslive.co.za - Standard Bank is being asked to disclose no more information than it has already committed to by adopting the Equator Principles and its reporting to the Carbon Disclosure Project
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UN chief calls for action on air pollution to save lives   
June 08, 2019
Source: Associated Press of Pakistan - UNITED NATIONS, Jun 07 (APP):UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, marking World Environment Day, has emphasized the link between worsening levels of air pollution and the climate crisis. As well as claiming seven million lives...
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Global Goals, Ocean Opportunities – reflections on public and private ocean governance   
June 08, 2019
Source: Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - Gard participates in the United Nations Global Compact Action Platform for Sustainable Ocean Business. The Platform is taking a comprehensive view of the role of the ocean in achieving the UN’s 17 Global Development Goals....
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UN: Electric boats can alleviate pollution   
June 08, 2019
Source: The Star - Bangkok: Developing electric public transport in the canals could help solve two of Bangkok’s biggest problems – traffic congestion and air pollution, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) suggested. On...
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World Environment Day 2019 Seeks to ‘Beat Air Pollution’   
June 08, 2019
Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development - In a message, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on governments to tax pollution, end fossil fuel subsidies, and stop building new coal plants. UNEP’s ‘mask challenge’ campaign seeks to raise awareness...
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Dave Matthews Band Honored as United Nations Environment Goodwill Ambassador   
June 08, 2019
Source: Billboard on MSN.com - On World Environment Day (June 5), Dave Matthews Band will fittingly be named a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme, marking the first time a full band has received this recognition. The group has...
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Dave Matthews Band appointed United Nations Goodwill Ambassador   
June 08, 2019
Source: Hollywood.com - Rockers the Dave Matthews Band made history on World Environment Day as the first group to be appointed a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme. The Space Between hitmakers, fronted by singer Dave...
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Speech by Foreign Minister Heiko Maas at the opening of the Berlin Climate and Security Conference   
June 08, 2019
Source: MENAFN - And I mean now. In order to do just that, ladies and gentlemen, we have made the security policy impact of climate change one of the focuses of our membership of the UN Security Council ...
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Team Novo Nordisk Celebrates Second Annual World Bicycle Day at United Nations   
June 08, 2019
Source: Business Insider - NEW YORK, June 6, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Team Novo Nordisk headlined the United Nations Second Annual World Bicycle Day on June 3rd. The event celebrated the versatility, reliability and ...
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