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01 06 2022 | 09:39

AFRICA: Overexploitation of sand degrades coasts and aquatic biodiversity

Sand must be recognized as a strategic resource. This is the main recommendation of a new report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), which also calls for the development of an…

13 05 2022 | 12:49

EU officials being trained to meditate to help fight climate crisis

Brussels officials are being trained to meditate to help them tackle the climate crisis as part of a new wave of “applied mindfulness” that seeks to take the Buddhism-inspired practice “off the…

11 05 2022 | 11:00

17th Session of the UN Forum on Forests

The focus of the opening day of the 17th session of the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF17) was a high-level roundtable on the UNFF response to, role in, and expectations from forest-related…

10 05 2022 | 08:39

The UK government cannot invest into North Sea oil while claiming global climate leadership

On 28 February, four days after Putin launched the fossil-fuel funded invasion of Ukraine, the UN secretary general Antonio Guterres delivered a blistering barrage against world leaders for their…

10 05 2022 | 07:56

UNCDF in Action: Look Back at Last Week's #FFD2022

For the UN Capital Development Fund, this year's ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development (FFD) was a platform for UNCDF to display its wide expertise in a variety of areas in innovative finance:…

10 05 2022 | 07:44

Iraq’s ancient buildings are being destroyed by climate change

Some of the world’s most ancient buildings are being destroyed by climate change, as rising concentrations of salt in Iraq eat away at mud brick and more frequent sandstorms erode ancient wonders.

28 04 2022 | 13:25

Why we need Silicon Valley to combat climate change: Former Reddit CEO Yishan Wong

Yishan Wong made his name helping to scale Facebook (FB) and PayPal (PYPL) as a software engineer. Now, the former Reddit CEO is applying the lessons of Silicon Valley to the world’s greatest…

21 04 2022 | 08:12

War in Ukraine poses environmental risk now and in the future, advocates say

As Russian forces bombard communities across Ukraine, the nation’s once-vibrant ecosystems are becoming scorched and scarred, rewinding decades of conservation work, according to Ukrainian climate…

18 04 2022 | 14:30

The Window for Climate Action Has Not Yet Closed

Joint Statement by COP26 President Alok Sharma, COP27 President-Designate Sameh Shoukry and UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa Today marks the publication of the…

09 07 2019 | 15:53

One climate crisis disaster happening every week, UN warns

One climate crisis disaster happening every week, UN warns