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At UN Assembly, Pacific small islands urge collective action against climate change impacts
Addressing the 72nd annual general debate at the United Nations General Assembly, leaders from Pacific small Island developing states highlighted the growing impact of climate change on the lives of their people and called for concerted action to address the threat.
UN News Centre
Cambio climático es una amenaza existencial, insiste Samoa en la ONU
El primer ministro de Samoa, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, reiteró hoy en la Asamblea General de la ONU que el cambio climático representa una amenaza existencial para la humanidad, advertencia recurrente de los Estados insulares en ese foro.
Prensa Latina
Climate change requires most urgent mitigation measures, African leaders tell UN Assembly
Citing the spate of recent devastating hurricanes, African leaders – from small island States to larger landlocked countries – mounted the podium of the United Nations General Assembly today to call for urgent measures to mitigate the effects of climate change.
UN News Centre
Climate-hit Bangladesh struggling to access UN green funds
Developing country institutions lack capacity to meet the Green Climate Fund’s heavy paperwork demands, experts say at Dhaka conference
Climate Home
Charities in new climate change challenge to Scottish government
Campaigners have challenged the Scottish government to go further and faster to tackle climate change.
Russia wants to protect itself from climate change—without reducing carbon emissions
When a squall tore through Moscow at the end of May, the toll was unusually high: The fierce gales killed 18 people and injured scores more, officials say, and inflicted about $3.5 billion in damages in Russia's capital region.
ONU: Haití y Rep. Dominicana piden estrategias para mitigación y respuesta a desastres
El presidente de Haití, Jovenel Moise, subrayó la vulnerabilidad de su país, al igual la de otras naciones insulares caribeñas, a las catástrofes naturales exacerbadas por el cambio climático y llamó a aumentar las estrategias de mitigación y respuesta a ese fenómeno.
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