Guardian Water facilities and the coronavirus  Decades of chronic underfunding of water infrastructure is putting many countries at worse risk in the coronavirus crisis, with more than half the global population lacking access to safely managed sanitation, experts said as the UN marked World Water Day on Sunday.  Good hygiene – soap and water – are the […]

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Regional Workshop – North Atlantic Ocean – UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO UN Agency Halifax, Canada This event will provide a forum to gather ocean leaders/champions/key stakeholders to further discuss and prioritize the issues identified at the First Global Planning Meeting. Following the First Global Planning […]

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Antonio Guterres issues stark warning as latest talks in Madrid get underway with news Mark Carney is to take up key climate role The world’s response to climate change has been “utterly inadequate”, forcing the planet to the “point of no return”, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned yesterday at the start of the latest round […]

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Last week’s global climate strikes and a passionate speech from Greta Thunberg at the UN climate summit in New York could have spurred nations into action. Instead, despite warnings from the scientific community that the impact of global heating is set to intensify, the climate summit failed to secure anything more than incremental promises. Of […]

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