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It is the time for nature: World Environment Day 2020

In celebration of Environment Day 2020 on June 5, we publish here in full the speech given by Inger Andersen, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme “World Environment Day is a day of … Continue reading

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‘Leaders must act,’ urges Ban, as new UN report warns climate change may soon be ‘irreversible’

United Nations News Centre, 2 November 2014 – Citing “clear and growing” human influence on the climate system, a United Nations report issued today has warned that if left unchecked, climate change will increase the likelihood of severe, pervasive and … Continue reading

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August 9, 2012 – Profits on Carbon Credits Drive Output of a Harmful Greenhouse Gas

Nineteen manufacturers, most of whom are in China and India, have ramped up production of a common air-conditioning coolant, counting on a windfall for destroying a byproduct under a United Nations carbon credits program. The United Nations and the European … Continue reading

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