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  1. Half World’s Population, Exposed to Floods, Storms, Tsunamis, by 2030

    - Inter Press Service

    MADRID, Nov 08 (IPS) - While negotiators from all over the world have been discussing, since 31 October 2021 in Glasgow, every single word, coma and dot in order to reach a final text that is expected to apparently keep everyone happy but really not everybody satisfied, 50% of world’s population will live in coastal areas, exposed to floods, storms and tsunamis by the year 2030.

  2. UN system generated 25% fewer greenhouse gas emissions in 2020

    - UN News

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    With significant travel restrictions and large portions of personnel working from home in 2020, the UN system generated approximately 25 per cent fewer greenhouse emissions than in the year before. 

  3. New FAO analysis reveals carbon footprint of agri-food supply chain

    - UN News

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    Food processing, packaging, transport, household consumption and waste disposal are pushing the food supply chain to the top of the greenhouse gas emitters list, according to a  new study led by the UN agriculture agency, presented on Monday at the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow.

  4. Haiti’s race against the clock: a UN Resident Coordinator blog

    - UN News

    Haiti faces a number of “races against the clock” to deal with crises which, if left unaddressed, could have serious negative consequences for the country’s long-term future, according to the UN’s most senior humanitarian and development official in the country.

  5. COP26: Indigenous peoples, protests, and a call to end the war on nature

    - UN News

    As millions took to the streets of cities around the world on Saturday, demanding greater climate action, some countries taking part in the COP26 negotiations, made new pledges to invest in nature-based solutions and a greener approach to farming. 

  6. Finance Nature-based Solutions to Quiet Nature’s Wrath – Experts

    - Inter Press Service

    Glasgow, Nov 05 (IPS) - Climate change experts and leaders from the Commonwealth member states rallied behind calls to accelerate climate finance for nature-based solutions to arrest the pace of climate change, land degradation, and biodiversity loss.

  7. COP26: Thousands of young people take over Glasgow streets demanding climate action

    - UN News

    “What do we want? Climate justice! When do we want it? Now!” echoed throughout central Glasgow on Friday as thousands of protesters took the streets during the dedicated “Youth Day” at COP26.

  8. At COP26, EBRD Launches Plan to Mobilise Private Capital for Climate Finance

    - Inter Press Service

    LONDON, Nov 05 (IPS) - The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has announced its intention to double the mobilisation of private sector climate financing by 2025.

  9. In Glasgow, Indigenous People Pound the Table for Their Rights

    - Inter Press Service

    GLASGOW, Nov 04 (IPS) - "For my people, the effects of climate change are a daily reality. The rainy season is shorter and when it rains, there are floods. And we have suffered from drought," said Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, a member of the Wodaabe or Mbororo pastoral people of Chad.

  10. By 2030, half world’s population will be exposed to flooding, storms, tsunamis

    - UN News

    By the year 2030, an estimated 50 per cent of the world's population will live in coastal areas which are exposed to flooding, storms and tsunamis. 

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