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UN seeks global cooperation for battle a New York, May 30 (IBNS): The head of the United Nations agency on human settlements on Thursday said he hoped thousands of cities around the world will join forces to sign a compact to strengthen cooperation in tackling climate challenges when the UN convenes a summit on the issue four months from now. 30-May-2014
UN concerned over rising CO2 levels as a New York, May 27 (IBNS): Concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere have crossed a new threshold, the United Nation's weather agency on Monday confirmed, warning that time is running out to curb rising greenhouse gas emissions. 27-May-2014
Moderate earthquake hits Bay of Bengal New Delhi, May 22 (IBNS) A moderate earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter Scale hit the eastern coast of India on Wednesday, said reports on Thursday. 22-May-2014
CSE calls for urgent action over WHO rep New Delhi, May 8 (IBNS): The latest urban air quality database released by the World Health Organization (WHO) reconfirms that most Indian cities are becoming death traps because of very high air pollution levels, said India's leading non-government green pressure group Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), urging for action. 08-May-2014
Most cities fail to meet new pollution g New York, May 8 (IBNS): Many of the world's cities are "enveloped in dirty air" that is dangerous breathe, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, warning that urban dwellers are being exposed to excessive air pollution and are at a risk of respiratory diseases and other long-term health problems. 08-May-2014
Abu Dhabi: Ban urges bold leadership on New York, May 6 (IBNS): With the ominous and costly impacts of climate change profoundly evident, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned on Monday that too many stakeholders are still "sitting on the fence", and he challenged participants at a climate conference in Abu Dhabi to help him build persuasive political arguments to convince policymakers that the time for bold action is now. 06-May-2014
Abu Dhabi: Ban urges concrete actions to New York, May 5 (IBNS): From the tropics to the poles, from small islands to large continents, and from the poorest countries to the richest, climate change impacts are already widespread, costly and consequential, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Sunday, urging stakeholders gathered in Abu Dhabi to consider concrete actions to tackle the phenomenon now - before it is too late. 05-May-2014
Workshop for women street vendors Kolkata, May 1 (IBNS) A workshop promoting environmentally conscious business among women street food vendors in Kolkata was conducted by Fulbright scholars at the American Centre in the city on Thursday. 02-May-2014
UN urges support for climate action in d New York, May 1 (IBNS): Highlighting local climate action happening on the ground in developing countries, the top United Nations climate official on Wednesday called for greater international support to help these communities harness local knowledge and ingenuity. 01-May-2014
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