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Iraq’s historical properties are actually being actually ruined through weather adjustment

Iraq's historical properties are actually being actually ruined through weather adjustment

Water scarcities triggering climbing sodium attentions as well as sandstorms are actually wearing down globe’s old websites A few of the planet’s very most historical structures are actually being actually ruined through environment modification, as climbing attentions of sodium in Iraq waste at dirt block and also even more recurring sandstorms deteriorate historical wonders.Iraq is […]

UN principal asks for severe weather condition alert bodies for every person in the world

UN principal asks for severe weather condition alert bodies for every person in the world

António Guterres mentions whole entire world ought to be actually dealt with through very early precaution bodies within 5 years Everybody in the world must be actually dealt with through a very early precaution body versus severe climate and also climate-related calamities within 5 years, the UN assistant general has actually said.About a 3rd of […]

Ukraine battle imperils international home heating targets, alerts UN main

Ukraine battle imperils international home heating targets, alerts UN main

António Guterres claims nations looking for options to Russian electricity might improve use nonrenewable energies Russia-Ukraine battle: most current updates The battle in Ukraine dangers placing international aim ats on the weather distant, the UN assistant general has actually notified, if nations reply to Russia’s hostility through enhancing their use nonrenewable energies. António Guterres stated […]

Youth activists petition UN to declare ‘systemwide climate emergency’

Greta Thunberg among young people filing legal suit for climate crisis to be declared a global level 3 emergency Greta Thunberg and youth climate activists from around the world are filing a legal petition to the UN secretary-general urging him to declare a “system-wide climate emergency”. As Cop26 enters its final days, climate campaigners were […]

‘World conflict and chaos’ could be the result of a summit failure

Top climate official issues strong warning on effect of unchecked greenhouse gases ahead of summit Global security and stability could break down, with migration crises and food shortages bringing conflict and chaos, if countries fail to tackle greenhouse gas emissions, the UN’s top climate official has warned ahead of the Cop26 climate summit. Patricia Espinosa, […]

Clean environment is a human right, UN council agrees

Human rights council also appoints special rapporteur to monitor impact of climate crisis on rights The UN’s main human rights body has overwhelmingly voted to recognise the right to a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment as a human right, and to appoint an expert to monitor human rights in the context of the climate […]

Cop26: Women must be heard on climate, say rights groups

Those worst hit by global heating are left out of talks, says feminist coalition calling for systemic change Women must be enabled to play a greater role at the Cop26 summit, as the needs of women and girls are being overlooked amid the global climate crisis, a coalition of feminist groups has said. The Global […]

Developing nations welcome US climate finance pledge but warn more is needed

Rest of G20 should follow Joe Biden’s lead on funding commitments, says climate envoy Developing countries and campaigners welcomed the offer of increased climate finance from the US president, Joe Biden, at the UN on Tuesday, but warned that rich countries needed to do more to ensure the poorest received the assistance they need. Biden, […]

Climate crisis: history will judge failure to act, Johnson says at UN

PM’s warning to world’s richest countries comes amid suggestions US could commit more funds Boris Johnson has warned the world’s rich countries that “history will judge”, if they fail to act now to tackle the climate crisis, as US climate envoy John Kerry suggested President Biden was poised to commit more funds to the fight. […]

‘Lost generation’: education in quarter of countries at risk of collapse, study warns

Covid, climate breakdown, poverty and war threaten return to school after pandemic kept 1.5bn children out of classes ‘Their future could be destroyed’: the global struggle for schooling after Covid closures The education of hundreds of millions of children is hanging by a thread as a result of an unprecedented intensity of threats including Covid […]