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  1. Ten African Countries to Benefit From USD 100 Million Released by Green Climate Fund

    - Inter Press Service

    DUBAI, Dec 05 (IPS) - The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has announced the release of USD 100 million at the ongoing United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 28th Conference of Parties (COP 28) in Dubai, UAE, to support 10 African countries in adapting food loss reduction solutions.

  2. UNICEF: 1 in 5 children in world’s richest countries living in poverty

    - UN News

    A story from UN News

    A sharp rise in child poverty was registered across 40 of the world’s richest countries between 2014 and 2021, according to a new report published on Wednesday by the UN Children's Fund's global research centre, Innocenti.

  3. COP28: Over 60 countries pledge to slash cooling emissions amid rising temperatures

    - UN News

    With rising temperatures leading to demand for more air conditioners and other cooling equipment, a new UN report launched Tuesday at COP28 climate talks in Dubai lays out a pathway to cut emissions across the cooling sector worldwide.

  4. COP28: Tuesday’s climate action in Dubai

    - UN News

    The UN climate conference will continue its work on Tuesday focusing on issues that include scaling up financing for the Paris Agreement, slashing emissions in the cooling sector, ensuring a climate resilient energy sector and a dialogue with indigenous peoples.

  5. UN cites ‘alarming surge’ in climate change over the past decade as COP28 pushes for global emissions cuts

    - UN News

    The past decade has been confirmed the warmest ever recorded, continuing an alarming 30-year trend that the UN weather chief said on Tuesday is “unequivocally driven by greenhouse gas emissions from human activities.”

  6. From Peak Oil to Peak Energy? ... and Why It Matters

    - Inter Press Service

    WASHINGTON DC, Dec 04 (IPS) - The International Energy Agency now projects oil, gas, and coal use will all peak this decade. This constitutes a dramatic shift from the last 150 years when the thirst for fossil fuels persistently rose. But now this growth is nearing its end sooner than many expected, driven in part by a surge in renewables.

  7. Pacific Leaders Announce Largest Conservation Effort in History

    - Inter Press Service

    DUBAI, Dec 04 (IPS) - Pacific people live at the nexus of oceans, climate, and food systems, and the interaction of climate and ocean is raising sea temperatures and threatening habitats and resources vital to the region’s sustenance, Palau’s President Surangel Whipps, Jr., said at the launch of an effort to protect and rejuvenate the region's ecosystems and empower communities through to the year 2050—in what is considered to be the biggest single conservation effort in history—Unlocking Blue Pacific Prosperity.

  8. Netherlands Latest Country to Tilt to the Right

    - Inter Press Service

    LONDON, Dec 04 (IPS) - The Netherlands is the latest country to lurch to the right amid the global cost of living crisis. Its November election saw maverick far-right populist Geert Wilders and his Party for Freedom (PVV) come first. A hardline Islamophobe who’s called for the Quran to be banned could be the next prime minister.

  9. Human Rights Crucial as Wealthy Nations Reap Energy Transition Benefits

    - Inter Press Service

    DUBAI, Dec 03 (IPS) - As the world converges for COP 28, the urgency of addressing climate change has never been more palpable. In an exclusive interview with IPS, Yamide Dagnet, the Director for Climate Justice at Open Society Foundations, delves into the intricate details of this pivotal conference—from the unprecedented start to key challenges and opportunities in climate finance. She offers a comprehensive and nuanced perspective on global climate discourse.

  10. COP28: The climate crisis is also a health crisis

    - UN News

    Health has made it onto the agenda of a UN climate conference, and health advocates at COP28 in Dubai on Sunday said the topic was long overdue for discussion as climate inaction is costing lives and impacting health every single day.

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