News headlines for “Climate Change and Global Warming”, page 4

  1. Why the UN General Assembly must back the right to a healthy environment

    - UN News

    In late July, the UN General Assembly is expected to vote on a draft resolution recognizing the human right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment.

  2. Mega-drought, glacier melt, and deforestation plague Latin America and the Caribbean

    - UN News

    From the Amazon to the Andes and the snowy depths of Patagonia, extreme weather and climate change are causing mega-drought, extreme rainfall, deforestation and glacier melt across the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region, according to a UN report published on Friday.

  3. Climate change: New approach needed to gauge animal health impact on emissions

    - UN News

    Animal health is important to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but greater investment is needed to evaluate the impact, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and partners said in a report published on Thursday.

  4. East African Countries Seek Cross-border Cooperation to Combat Wildlife Trafficking

    - Inter Press Service

    Kigali, Jul 21 (IPS) - For many years, East African countries were considered wildlife trafficking hotspots. Now conservation organisations have started to mobilise all stakeholders to combat the illegal trade that targets animals – some to the edge of extinction.

  5. Amplifying the SDGs Requires Fresh Storytelling Tactics

    - Inter Press Service

    New York, Jul 20 (IPS) - With the latest United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Report revealing that much progress toward the SDGs has been reversed, the UN has focused on how to amplify the goals and hold member states accountable for tackling them amid current crises.

  6. ‘Moment for Nature’ essential to beat back threats, spur climate action

    - UN News

    With less than eight years remaining to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, the President of the UN General Assembly convened a ‘Moment for Nature’ debate on Tuesday to examine the interconnected environmental threats hampering efforts to achieve sustainable development. 

  7. WMO warns of frequent heatwaves in decades ahead

    - UN News

    Extreme heat in western Europe is causing devastating wildfires in France and Spain, unprecedented drought in Italy and Portugal, and the United Kingdom recorded its highest-ever temperature of just over 40 degrees Celsius during Tuesday, at London’s Heathrow airport.

  8. Smallholder Farmers in Uganda Recruit Black Soldier Fly for Green Fertiliser

    - Inter Press Service

    Kampala & Kayunga, Jul 19 (IPS) - The conflict in Ukraine has led to an increase in fertiliser prices in Uganda and neighbouring Kenya. Amidst the shortages, some farmers are shifting to a more sustainable way of enriching their soils using frass from the Black Soldier Fly.

  9. Record 40°C UK temperatures linked to climate change: WMO

    - UN News

    The chances of seeing unprecedented temperatures of 40 degree Celsius (40°C) or more in the UK could be up to 10 times more likely in the current climate than under a “natural climate unaffected by human influence,” the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) declared on Monday.

  10. Clean Energies Seek to Overcome Obstacles in Argentina

    - Inter Press Service

    BUENOS AIRES, Jul 18 (IPS) - The multitude of solar panels stands out along a dirt road in an unpopulated area. Although located just an hour's drive from Buenos Aires, the new solar park in the municipality of Escobar is in a place of silence and solitude, symbolic of the difficulties faced by renewable energies in making inroads in Argentina.

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