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What is COP26? Your quick guide to United Nations climate change summit in Glasgow As climate change disasters become more common and deadly, world leaders will gather to assess climate change's impacts at the COP26 summit.
USA Today | 4 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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The U.N.s roadmap for navigating Covid and Chinas rise The United Nations is behind schedule to meet some of its highest priority goals, including COVAX and climate targets.
Politico | 5 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
What the world can learn from Rachel Carson as we fight for our planet | Kim Heacox With her brave book Silent Spring, Carson changed the course of US environmental history. We would do well to study her exampleGlasgow is our last chance has become a climate crisis mantra.World leaders scheduled to meet soon at the United Nations Cop26 c
The Guardian | 5 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Taiwan Has No Right to Join United Nations: China China insisted Wednesday that Taiwan had no right to join the United Nations, afterthe United Statescalledfor the democratic island to have greater involvement in the world body. In a statement marking 50 years since the U.N.General Assembly voted to seat
Voice of America | 6 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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U.S., U.N. sanction Libyan 'migrant-smuggling kingpin' for human rights abuses The United States and the United Nations separately sanctioned a Libyan national accused of committing "serious" human rights abuses against migrants in the African nation.
United Press International | 7 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
'Save your species': UN uses dinosaur in fossil fuel message The United Nations is summoning an unusual witness to testify to the dangers of burning fossil fuels that stoke global warming
Washington Post | 8 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Dinosaur Urges World Leaders Not To 'Choose Extinction' at United Nations New short film featuring global celebrities puts spotlight on climate crisis NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is bringing a ferocious, talking dinosaur to the United Nations' headquarters to urge more
PR Newswire | 11 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Senate confirms Cindy McCain to be representative to UN Agencies for Food and Agriculture The Senate confirmed Cindy McCain, the widow of the late Republican Sen. John McCain, as the U.S. representative to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture.
Fox News | 16 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The current climate pledges nations are making won't be enough, UN report card says Nations are gathering the first week of November to negotiate new climate change pledges. But a new report card from the United Nations says those pledges aren't enough to stop extreme climate change. | 19 hours, 27 minutes ago | 1 comment | recommend
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Questions Surround UN Agencys Role in Bengal Prison-Island for Rohingya Refugees The United Nations refugee agency is set to begin aid operations in support of ethnic Rohingyas on a remote Bangladeshi island where more than 20,000 Rohingya refugees have been relocated by the Bangladesh government. The refugees, relocated to the Bay of
Voice of America | 19 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend