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  1. The Impact of Air Pollution on Child Health

    - Inter Press Service

    Dec 23 (IPS) - Air pollution is a global public health crisis, and air pollution levels in India are among the highest in the world, posing a heavy threat to the country’s health and economy. According to the 2019 World Air Quality ReportIndia is home to 21 of the 30 most polluted cities in the world. In these cities, air quality can be as much as 10 times over the safe limits of air pollution recommended by the WHO.

  2. Champions of the Earth: The Sea Women of Melanesia

    - UN News

    The Sea Women of Melanesia, a group of divers who give women in the South Pacific region the skills to monitor the health of coral reefs, and create and restore marine protected areas, have been named Champions of the Earth, the UN’s highest environmental award, in the Inspiration and Action category.

  3. Uruguay Launches Sovereign Bond Linked to Climate Targets

    - Inter Press Service

    BUENOS AIRES, Dec 23 (IPS) - Sustainable finance continues to expand in Latin America, as governments and companies take advantage of growing interest among investors in instruments that protect biodiversity and respond to the climate crisis. In 2020, more than US$16 billion of green, social and sustainable bonds were issued in the region.

  4. Interview with Siddharth Chatterjee, UN Resident Coordinator in China, on the Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics

    - Inter Press Service

    BEIJING, Dec 23 (IPS) - Beijing Daily: The world is paying attention to whether the Beijing Winter Olympic Games can be successfully held 6 months after the Tokyo Olympics in the face of COVID-19. How do you evaluate the preparations for the Beijing Winter Olympics? What is the key to the success of the Beijing Winter Olym-pics? What kind of signal will the successful hosting of the Beijing Winter Olympics send to the world?

  5. 2021: A Grim Year for Planet Earth

    - Inter Press Service

    A story from Inter Press Service, an international news agency

    ROME, Dec 23 (IPS) - Between the COVID-19 pandemic and the deadly manifestations of the climate crisis, there were few places to hide for most of us in 2021.

    Ageing billionaires riding booming stock markets could take their first flights into space in their own rockets, but for the rest of Planet Earth’s 8 billion people with their feet on the ground it was a year of placing hope in the hands of scientists and our political leaders to turn the tide.

  6. America Faces a Fateful Crossroad in 2022

    - Inter Press Service

    NEW YORK, Dec 23 (IPS) - When my assistant handed me copy expressing my greetings and good wishes for 2022 for approval, I paused, thinking, “is that all I can say, just hope for a better, brighter new year?”

  7. Champions of the Earth: Mia Mottley versus the ‘faceless few’

    - UN News

    The Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley, has been awarded the 2021 Champions of the Earth Award, the UN’s highest environmental honour, for her policy leadership.

  8. Blue Ocean Solutions for Climate Resilience and Accelerated Development

    - Inter Press Service

    Nairobi, Kenya, Dec 22 (IPS) - Seychelles’ 115 islands are an exotic ocean ecosystem of beaches, coral reefs, and unique plant and animal species. Concerned with the impacts of climate change, the country has committed to decarbonize by 2050.

  9. Rural Women in Peru Seed Water Today to Harvest It Tomorrow

    - Inter Press Service

    CUZCO, Peru, Dec 22 (IPS) - "When I was a little girl we didn't suffer from water shortages like we do now. Today we are experiencing more droughts, our water sources are drying up and we cannot sit idly by," Kely Quispe, a small farmer from the community of Huasao, located half an hour from Cuzco, the capital of Peru's ancient Inca empire, told IPS.

  10. Champions of the Earth: Kyrgystan’s environmental entrepreneur

    - UN News

    A picture of the Krygyz capital Bishkek, covered in a thick blanket of polluted air, spurred Maria Kolesnikova to start an environmental movement. Her efforts have been rewarded, as she’s now 2021 Champion of the Earth for Entrepreneurial Vision.

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