News headlines for “Climate Change and Global Warming”

  1. Caribbean sees first regional launch of global plan on early warning systems

    - UN News

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    Caribbean and UN leaders were on hand for the first regional launch of a plan to ensure that every person on the planet is protected by early warning systems by 2027, held in Bridgetown, Barbados on Tuesday. 

  2. Reduce pollution to combat ‘superbugs’ and other anti-microbial resistance

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    Up to 10 million people could die annually by 2050 due to anti-microbial resistance (AMR), the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) said in a report launched in Bridgetown, Barbados, on Tuesday, highlighting the need to curtail pollution created by the pharmaceuticals, agricultural and healthcare sectors. 

  3. Video: Roraima in Search of Safe and Sustainable Energy Autonomy

    - Inter Press Service

    BOA VISTA, Brazil, Feb 06 (IPS) - Roraima, the northernmost state of Brazil, on the border with Guyana and Venezuela, is undergoing an energy transition that points to the dilemmas and possible solutions for a safe and sustainable supply of electricity in the Amazon rainforest.

  4. Global Leaders Urge Participation in High-Level Financing Conference to Fund Education for 222 Million Crisis-Impacted Children

    - Inter Press Service

    NAIROBI, Feb 03 (IPS) - The world is in the throng of a monumental, damaging, and unprecedented global education crisis. Wars, protracted conflict, extreme climate changes, hunger, COVID-19, and economic uncertainties are pushing children out of the education system.

  5. Revive and restore wetlands, home to 40 per cent of all biodiversity

    - UN News

    Although coastal and freshwater wetlands – such as swamps, mangroves and marshes - contain 40 per cent of all plant and animal species, many are polluted or degraded due to climate change and human development. 

  6. Climate change: WMO unveils plans for sustainable monitoring of greenhouse gases

    - UN News

    A UN-led plan to tackle climate change by radically improving the way heat-trapping atmospheric pollutants are measured all over the planet, is being given serious consideration by governments and the international scientific community, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Wednesday.

  7. Overcoming the Currency Mismatch to Finance Clean Energy in Developing Countries

    - Inter Press Service

    WASHINGTON DC, Jan 31 (IPS) - Meeting our climate change goals will require massive investments in clean energy projects, in both advanced economies and across the Global South.  But financing projects in the latter group of countries requires an increase in foreign capital inflows that will be constrained by currency exchange rate risk. Creating an innovative Exchange Rate Coverage Facility can help to overcome this constraint.

  8. Environmental Accountability, Justice & Reconstruction in Russian War on Ukraine

    - Inter Press Service

    STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan 31 (IPS) - Next month (February 24) will mark one year since Russia began its full-scale war on Ukraine. This large-scale land invasion has had repercussions across the geopolitical, humanitarianfinancial, and even food and energy domains. It has also had devastating ecological impacts.

  9. Management of Protected Areas Is a Latin American Priority for 2023

    - Inter Press Service

    CARACAS, Jan 31 (IPS) - The environmental priority for South America in 2023 can be summed up in the management of its terrestrial and marine protected areas, together with the challenges of the extractivist economy and the transition to a green economy with priority attention to the most vulnerable populations.

  10. The Value of Insects: Why We Must Act Now to Protect Them

    - Inter Press Service

    URBANA, Illinois, USA, Jan 27 (IPS) - Recently, the United States Department of Agriculture granted a conditional license for the first-ever honeybee vaccine. This is an exciting step that will protect bees from American foulbrood disease and ultimately help to stop the alarming decline in their numbers.

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