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Carpinteria, Jan 10 (JEN): Heavy rain induced mudslides have killed at least 13 people in California's Santa Barbara County on Tuesday, reports said. more
Early action key to preventing crises related to El Niño and La Niña – UN relief official

New York, Jan 3 (JEN):  La Niña is expected to impact weather around the world in 2018, a United Nations relief official said, urging governments and the international communi ...

Philippines: Tropical storm Tembin kills as least 74

Manila, Dec 23 (JEN): At least 74 people have been reportedly killed as tropical storm Tembin swept through southern Philippines, reports said.

UN peacekeeping operations will keep aiming to reduce their environmental impact – Security Council

New York, Dec 22(Just Earth News): The Security Council on Thursday said that United Nations peacekeeping missions will continue to consider ways to reduce the environmental impact of the ...

Arctic forever changed by rapidly warming climate – UN weather agency

New York, Dec 21(Just Earth News): The Arctic continued in 2017 to warm at double the rate of the global temperature increase, resulting in the second warmest air temperatures, above aver ...

At least two killed as quake strikes Indonesia

Jakarta, Dec 16 (JEN): At least two people were reported dead after a strong earthquake struck Indonesia late Friday, reports said.

Electronic waste poses ‘growing risk’ to environment, human health, UN report warns

New York, Dec 14(Just Earth News): The growing volume of electronic waste, including discarded products with a battery or plug, such as mobile phones, laptops, televisions, refrigerators ...

‘Invest in the future, not the past;’ green business key to winning war on climate change – UN chief

New York, Dec 13(Just Earth News): Those who fail to bet on a green economy will be living in a grey future, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres warned Tuesday, calli ...

Time running out for construction sector to cut energy use, meet climate goals – UN

New York, Dec 13(Just Earth News): The clock is ticking on efforts to reform the buildings and construction sector's energy performance and keep the Paris Agreement on track, new Unit ...

UN designates 2021-2030 ‘Decade of Ocean Science’

New York, Dec 7(Just Earth News): The United Nations on Wednesday designated the years 2021 to 2030 as the ‘Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development’ to boost inter ...