News headlines for “Climate Change and Global Warming”

  1. 5 things you should know about the UN Ocean Conference, a chance to save the planet’s largest ecosystem

    - UN News

    The Ocean is the planet’s largest ecosystem, regulating the climate, and providing livelihoods for billions. But its health is in danger. The second UN Ocean Conference, due to take place in June, will be an important opportunity to redress the damage that mankind continues to inflict on marine life and livelihoods.

  2. ‘Think resilience’ to protect against climate and other catastrophes

    - UN News

    More countries must “think resilience”, and urgently adopt and improve early warning systems to reduce risks from an increasing number of disasters across the world, a UN disaster forum concluded on Friday.

  3. Gender Sensitivity Key to Achieving Climate Justice

    - Inter Press Service

    Toronto, May 27 (IPS) - While the climate crisis affects virtually every aspect of life, its impacts are not felt equally.

  4. Not Enough Clean Water in Europe? Who Cares...

    - Inter Press Service

    MADRID, May 26 (IPS) - So busy as they are with strengthening military alliances and devoting billions of taxpayers' money to double their war budgets and subsidise fossil fuels, European Governments seem not to care about the reiterated alerts that their continent faces a serious risk: the reduced availability -and more polluted– drinking water.

  5. Climate Change Poses Risks: COP27 Presents Unique Opportunity for Africa

    - Inter Press Service

    UNITED NATIONS, May 26 (IPS) - Ambassador Maria de Jesus dos Reis Ferreira was appointed in February 2018 as the Permanent Representative of Angola to the UN, the first woman to hold the position.

  6. Disaster prevention, risk reduction, critical to sustainable future: UN deputy chief

    - UN News

    The world will experience 1.5 medium to large-scale disasters every day through the end of the decade, unless countries ramp up action on prevention and risk reduction, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed said in Bali, Indonesia, on Wednesday.

  7. Deputy UN chief praises resilience of Bali students in face of disaster threats

    - UN News

    In their red school uniforms, with backpacks on their heads to protect from falling debris, More than 200 students and teachers from Tanjong Benoa Elementary School on the Indonesian island of Bali, filed calmly up three flights of stairs to the rooftop of a hotel, close to their classrooms.

  8. The Risks of Turning Planet Earth into a Giant Desert

    - Inter Press Service

    MADRID, May 24 (IPS) - The message is clear: three-quarters of the world’s population will be affected by drought by 2050. Does it sound too far in time? Well, your kids might be among the billions of humans living on a desertified planet.

  9. ‘Don’t work for climate wreckers’ UN chief tells graduates, in push to a renewable energy future

    - UN News

    Today’s college graduates can become the generation to succeed “where my generation has failed” the UN chief said on Tuesday, urging the class of 2022, not to work for “climate wreckers” in industries that continue to profit from fossil fuels.

  10. World’s richest countries damaging child health worldwide: UNICEF

    - UN News

    Over-consumption in the world’s richest countries is creating unhealthy, dangerous, and toxic conditions for children globally, according to a new report published on Tuesday by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

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