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Climate change risk threatens 18 U.S. military sites: study
Rising sea levels due to hurricanes and tidal flooding intensified by climate change will put military bases along the U.S. East Coast and Gulf Coast at risk, according to a report released on Wednesday.
Reuters
 
Temperature in Kuwait hits 54 Celsius, sets possible record amid Middle East heatwave – UN
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO), a United Nations specialized agency, will set up a committee to examine whether a 54 degrees Celsius temperature recently recorded in Kuwait, has set the new highest temperature for Asia, as well as for the entire Eastern hemisphere.
UN News Centre
 
COP22: appel à l'accélération de l'accès aux financements prévus par l'Accord de Paris
L'accélération de l'accès aux financements prévus par l'Accord de Paris sur le climat, sera l'un des enjeux majeurs de la Conférence des parties à la Convention-cadre des Nations-Unies sur les changements climatiques (COP22) à Marrakech en novembre prochain, a affirmé, mardi 26 juillet à Rabat, l'ambassadrice française pour le climat, Laurence Tubiana.
Medias 24
 
On first International Day, UNESCO calls for protection of mangrove ecosystems
Mangroves are rare and vital ecosystems that help to protect coastlines and mitigate the effects of climate change, but their survival is being jeopardized, the United Nations cultural agency said today, calling for greater preservation efforts as the international community marks the first ever International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem.
UN News Centre
 
"El planeta se está quedando sin agua"
El ex director ejecutivo del Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente (PNUMA), Achim Steiner, advierte de que el planeta se está "quedando sin agua" y de que su escasez podría ser una fuente de conflictos en las próximas décadas
El Universal
 
Créer un patrimoine glaciaire mondial
Des chercheurs se mobilisent pour constituer un patrimoine mondial glaciaire avant que le réchauffement climatique le fasse disparaître.
Radio Canada
 
El Ártico lanza una llamada de socorro
Durante el primer semestre del año se han batido todos los récords de temperatura terrestre
El País
 
 
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