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Sustainable Development Goals

UK appoints champion to support developing countries to deal with climate change

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed the former Secretary of State for International Development, Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP, as the UK’s International Champion on Adaptation and Resilience...

Climate Change: Africa is warming progressively-report

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Africa needs to prepare better for climate change by responding to a wide range of potential risks, a multi-agency report led by the UN World Meteorological...

‘Big pieces’ of Kilimanjaro ‘missing’ due to climate crisis

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Ice climber Will Gadd has witnessed at close hand the destruction being wrought by the climate crisis. The ice climber has spent his life completing one daring...

Climate change: Pope Francis issues an urgent call to action to defend the planet...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Pope Francis on Saturday issued an urgent call to action to defend the planet and help the poor in his second TED talk. The pontiff, known...

Climate research is critical in Africa: how to make it more visible

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Weather and climate have far-reaching effects on every part of life. The timing of seasons, range of daily and seasonal temperatures, the amount of rainfall –...

Climate change: New UNEP report lights the way for financial institutions to shift to...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Launched today at UNEP FI’s Global Roundtable 2020, Financing Circularity: Demystifying Finance for the Circular Economy outlines how financial institutions can help redesign global economies by...

Climate change: Proof in numbers

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Last month, as wildfires continued to rage across the American West, Pascal Peduzzi, a climate scientist with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Geneva, followed...

Climate change: 30 of the world’s largest investors set unprecedented 5-year portfolio decarbonization targets

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Thirty of the world’s largest investors with $5 trillion assets under management have collectively agreed on concrete portfolio decarbonization targets that follow the Intergovernmental Panel on...

Climate change to blame for a near doubling of natural disasters in the past...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); A UN report published to mark the 2020 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, confirms how extreme weather events have come to dominate the disaster landscape...

Climate change: 370,000 flee their homes, half of South Sudan’s 78 counties have large...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); By the time the waters started rising, ethnic violence had already forced South Sudanese mother Vorgol Poulo, her husband, and their seven children to flee their...