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  1. Getting to Better than Normal in a Post-COVID-19 World

    - Inter Press Service

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Apr 06 (IPS) - Girls in Asia don't want to go back to normal – they want to go "back to better than normal", says Zara Rapoport, a delegate during an online seminar on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on gender.

  2. Renewable energy access key to climate adaptation in Africa: UN chief

    - UN News

    Support for climate adaptation in Africa is crucial, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday in appealing for greater action to provide renewable energy to hundreds of millions who still lack access to reliable and affordable electricity.

  3. Mexico Looks to the Heavens for a Solution to Its Water Crisis

    - Inter Press Service

    MEXICO CITY, Apr 05 (IPS) - In neighbourhoods like Tehuixtitla in southern Mexico City, rain brings joy, because it provides water for showering, washing dishes and clothes, and cooking, by means of rainwater harvesting systems (RHS).

  4. Should the 2021 Climate Summit in Glasgow Still Take Place?

    - Inter Press Service

    NEW YORK, Apr 01 (IPS) - Among the COVID-19 pandemic’s many damaging impacts, could a halt to international progress on environmental issues be added to the list?

  5. Conserving Tigers, Elephants and Bison, One LPG Stove at a Time

    - Inter Press Service

    HYDERBAD, India, Apr 01 (IPS) - As the sun sets over the canopy of Albizia amara trees, a thin blanket of fog begins to descend over the forests of the Malai Mahadeshwara Hills Wildlife Sanctuary, which lies roughly 150 km south of the Indian city of Bangalore.

  6. Climate change top challenge over the next decade, UNESCO global survey finds

    - UN News

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    Climate change and loss of biodiversity is seen as the most pressing challenge over the decade, according to the World in 2030 Survey report published on Wednesday by the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). 

  7. More climate action needed during ‘make-or-break year’ for people and planet

    - UN News

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    The world needs “a major breakthrough” to slow the pace of climate change and build resilience to protect the most vulnerable from increasingly severe and frequent climate impacts, the deputy UN chief told a crucial high-level meeting on Wednesday, looking ahead to November’s COP26. 

  8. Recipes with a Taste of Sustainable Development on the Coast of El Salvador

    - Inter Press Service

    SAN LUIS LA HERRADURA, El Salvador, Mar 31 (IPS) - Salvadoran villager Maria Luz Rodriguez placed the cheese on top of the lasagna she was cooking outdoors, put the pan in her solar oven and glanced at the midday sun to be sure there was enough energy for cooking.

  9. Whats in a Hurricane Name? Dorian, Laura, Eta & Iota Retired from WMO List

    - Inter Press Service

    GENEVA, Mar 31 (IPS) - The World Meteorological Organization’s (WMO) Hurricane Committee decided at its annual meeting to retire four tropical cyclone names from its rotating list after assessing the record-breaking hurricane 2020 season.

  10. Plastic pollution disproportionately hitting marginalized groups, UN environment report finds

    - UN News

    Vulnerable communities disproportionately bear the brunt of environmental degradation caused by plastics pollution, and action is urgently needed to address the issue and restore access to human rights, health and well-being, according to a new UN report published on Tuesday.  

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