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New York, Nov 8(Just Earth News): Peruvian indigenous activists at the United Nations Climate Conference (COP23) in Bonn, Germany, made a strong call Tuesday for indigenous peoples to be part of the solution to tackling climate change, emphasizing their traditional wisdom and practical knowledge about adaptation methods. more
Protect environment from wars and conflicts, UN urges on International Day

New York, Nov 7(Just Earth News):Commemorating the international day for lessening the impact of armed conflicts and wars on the environment, United Nations Secretary-General AntónioGuterre ...

Bonn: UN climate conference aims for greater ambition as 2017 set to be among top three hottest years

New York, Nov 7(Just Earth News): The United Nations Climate Conference opened on Monday in Bonn, Germany, with the aim of a greater ambition for climate action, as the world body’s weathe ...

Bonn: UN climate conference to maintain ambition one year after Paris accord’s entry into force

New York, Nov 4(Just Earth News): One year after the entry into force of the Paris Agreement on climate change, the Bonn Conference, which opens on 6 November in Germany, will be an opportun ...

Global shift to clean, affordable energy critical to attaining Global Goals – UN officials

New York, Nov 2(Just Earth News): To tackle the double challenge of energy poverty and climate change – producing clean, affordable energy at a pace that will meet rising demand without en ...

UN sees 'worrying' gap between Paris climate pledges and emissions cuts needed

New York, Oct 31(Just Earth News): Pledges made under the Paris Agreement are only a third of what is required by 2030 to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, pointing to the urgent ne ...

Carbon dioxide levels surge to new high in 2016, UN weather agency reports

New York, Oct 30(Just Earth News): Levels of carbon dioxide (C02) surged at “record-breaking speed” to new highs in 2016, the United Nations weather agency announced on Monday.

Singapore to limit number of cars on road

Singapore, Oct 24 (JEN): To stop cramping its roads, Singapore authorities have decided to put a cap on the number of cars on roads from February next year, reports said.

One in six deaths caused due to pollution

Paris, Oct 20 (JEN): One in every six deaths worldwide is caused due to pollution, says a new study.

Portugal wildfire leaves 41 dead and many injured, fans political blame too

Lisbon, Oct 18 (JEN): Rain and a decline in wind speed helped firefighters in Portugal and Spain to tame the deadly wild fire raging through parts of both countries, according to media repor ...