United Nations Initiatives
Three benefits of Indonesia’s permanent ban on forest clearance   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: The Conversation - The UN body for climate change research, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), recently released a special report on climate change and lands. It revealed reducing deforestation ...
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Could Restoring Soil Help Halt Climate Change'   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: The Daily Beast - It’s time to take soil seriously. As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change states with very high confidence in its latest report, land degradation represents “one of the biggest and most urgent...
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Africa’s Key Development Partners formalize their commitment to work jointly to help address food and nutrition security in times of climate change   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Source: Ventures Africa - In partnership with the African Union, leaders of four multilateral agencies – The African Development Bank, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural...
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The planet is getting so hot, we'll soon be wearing air conditioners   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: Mother Nature Network - "Each of the last three decades has been successively warmer at the Earth's surface than any preceding decade since 1850," notes a landmark 2013 report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). And there's no...
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Mainstream Eenvironmentalism and “The Empty Radicalism of the Climate Apocalypse" When It Comes To Food   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: Science 2.0 - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on Climate Change and Land says that up to 183 million more people will be at risk of hunger and solutions proposed to mitigate climate change will lead to a...
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ITEC Entertainment Joins United Nations Global Compact   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : United Nations - All Programs
Source: The Register-Herald - ITEC Entertainment Corporation, an industry leader of worldwide entertainment solutions, announced today that the company is joining the United Nations (UN) Global Compact. The pact is the world’s largest corporate...
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SINOPEC Launches Sustainability Report in Saudi Arabia   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : UN - Global Compact
Source: Business Insider - "Going forward, following the ten principles outlined by the United Nations Global Compact, Sinopec will continue to support sustainable development." said Dai Houliang, President of Sinopec.
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PM Modi calls for making India free from single-use plastic, asks for ‘first big step’ on October 2   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : UN - Environmental Programme
Source: Scroll - Let a significant step be made on 2nd October: PM @narendramodi — PMO India (@PMOIndia) August 15, 2019 Last year, Modi received the United Nations Environment Programme’s “Champions of the ...
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What is the Global Reporting Initiative' What is its goal' Why has it grown in importance'   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : UN - Global Reporting Initiative GRI
Source: study.com - Sustainability refers to efforts of maintaining ecological balance by preventing the depletion of natural resources. Notably, sustainability helps people to meet their needs without compromising those of future generations....
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IPCC Special Report on Land to Add Impetus to UNCCD COP 14 Negotiations   
(Wednesday - August 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC)
Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development - Several recently released global assessments, including the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on Climate Change and Land (SRCCL), as well as a high-level dialogue exploring “missing...
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