Environment

New York, Dec 5(Just Earth News): Noting the severity of the threats posed by pollution to both people and the planet, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres highlighted the need for rapid, large-scale and coordinated action by all actors to make the world pollution-free.

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‘New and better deal’ needed for climate resilience in Caribbean, UN chief tells donor conference

New York, Nov 22(Just Earth News): Caribbean countries need “a new and better deal” – one that includes access to concessional finance and adequate insurance – ...

Accelerate climate action and raise ambition, urges UN chief

New York, Nov 10(Just Earth News): As the impact of climate change worsens around the world, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has called on the global community to redouble ...

UN chief urges global solidarity, accelerated climate action after visit to hurricane-stricken Barbuda

New York, Oct 9(Just Earth News): Having seen first-hand the destruction wrought by the recent hurricanes in the Caribbean, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday cal ...

UN chief lauds Dominica's vision to become first climate-resilient nation after recent devastation

New York, Oct 9(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres visited Dominica on Sunday, taking stock of the immense damage caused by Hurricane Maria last month and t ...

UN chief to visit storm-ravaged islands of Antigua, Barbuda and Dominica this weekend

New York, Oct 4(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced on Wednesday that he will be visiting hurricane hit islands of Antigua, Barbuda and Dominica th ...

French initiative to create global environment pact deserves support, says Secretary-General

New York, Sept 20(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday urged global support for France’s initiative to create the first international legally bin ...

Leaders meeting at UN underscore need to fast-track climate action

New York, Sept 20(Just Earth News): Leaders from various levels of government, the private sector and civil society highlighted the need for climate action as they convened at United Nations ...

UN chief sends condolences, offers help after earthquake in Mexico

New York, Sept 11(Just Earth News): Secretary-General António Guterres has offered his condolences to the Government and people of Mexico and said the United Nations stands ready to provide ...

Guterres says UN stands in solidarity with disaster-hit Sierra Leone

New York, Aug 15(Just Earth News): Amid a mudslide and flooding in Sierra Leone, Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday reiterated that the United Nations stands in solidarity with th ...