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IPCC: Chances to save planet from global warming's worst are running out There is still a chance to save the planet from the worst effects of global warming but time is rapidly running out, said scientists from the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on Monday.
United Press International | 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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UN science report to provide stark climate warning A major new United Nations report being released Monday is expected to provide a sobering reminder that time is running out if humanity wants to avoid passing a dangerous global warming threshold
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Leader of International Seabed Mining Agency Admonished by Diplomats The United Nations-affiliated agency faces pressure from some member nations to greenlight ocean mining and from others to slow itdown.
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Fight over science holds up key UN climate report Publication of a major new United Nations report on climate change is being held up by a battle between powerful rich and developing countries over emissions targets and financial aid to vulnerable nations
The Independent | Mar 19, 2023 12:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How do you take a picture of happiness? We asked photographers to surprise us Monday, March 20 is International Day of Happiness as proclaimed by the United Nations. The themes this year are gratitude and kindness. We asked photographers to send us images in that vein. | Mar 19, 2023 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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West Spotlights North Korea Rights Abuses; China Opposes The United States, its Western allies and experts shone a spotlight on the dire human rights situation and increasing repression in North Korea at a United Nations meeting Friday that China and Russia denounced as a politicized move likely to escalate ten
Voice of America | Mar 18, 2023 7:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UN: Don't leave Global South out of green tech growth The majority of developing nations are set to miss out on the economic benefits of booming green technologies, slowing progress toward their climate goals and widening the inequality gap between rich and poor countries, a United Nations report warns. | Mar 18, 2023 7:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Madison, Wisconsin
Russia agrees to extend the Ukraine grain deal again Brokered by the United Nations and Turkey, the deal allows Ukraine to ship food and fertilizer through a humanitarian corridor from Black Sea ports. The duration of the extension remained uncertain. | Mar 18, 2023 5:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Black Sea Grain Deal Extended The United Nations confirmed that the deal to export Ukrainian grain from Black Sea ports, which was due to expire Saturday, has been extended, but it did not say for how long. The Black Sea Grain Initiative, alongside the Memorandum of Understanding on p
Voice of America | Mar 18, 2023 3:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Black Sea Grain Deal Ticks Toward Expiration As the clock ticked toward a possible expiration of the Black Sea Grain Initiative on Saturday, there were calls at the United Nations on Friday for it to be fully extended, as Russia complained that it was not beneficial enough. Right now, the U.N., unde
Voice of America | Mar 18, 2023 01:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend