World leaders’ commitments fall short at UN Climate Action Summit

September 25, 2019 by  
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“We are running out of time,” said Oxfam International executive director Winnie Byanyima.

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Philadelphia International Airport grapples with climate change and sea-level rise

September 25, 2019 by  
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The airport is next to the Delaware River, which will rise as the Atlantic does.

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62 billionaires own as much wealth as nearly 50% of global population

January 22, 2016 by  
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Since the establishment of the UN Millennium Development Goals in 2000, progress has been sporadic. While the global community has had some success  in alleviating global poverty , global wealth inequality has reached extreme new levels. 62 individuals now possess assets that combined are represent 48 percent of the world’s total wealth . This trend of top-heaviest wealth distribution shows no signs of slowing down. In a new report , Oxfam warns that by year’s end, the world’s top 1 percent will unequivocally be worth more than the rest of the world combined. Read the rest of 62 billionaires own as much wealth as nearly 50% of global population

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UNICEF Study Warns Children Will be Hit Hardest by Climate Change

September 23, 2013 by  
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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has released a report that reveals the world’s children are most at risk from the effects of global warming . More than 600 million children who live in the 10 countries most vulnerable to climate change are at increased risk from malaria, diarrhea, malnutrition, hunger and displacement. A child born this year will be 17 in 2030 and 37 in 2050 when the worst effects of climate change are expected in the form of more extreme and frequent droughts, floods, storms, heat waves and wildfires. Read the rest of UNICEF Study Warns Children Will be Hit Hardest by Climate Change Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Children , Climate Change , Drought , extreme weather , floods , food , global warming , hunger , Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change , malnutrition , Oxfam , storms , unicef , young people        

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September 23, 2013 by  
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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has released a report that reveals the world’s children are most at risk from the effects of global warming . More than 600 million children who live in the 10 countries most vulnerable to climate change are at increased risk from malaria, diarrhea, malnutrition, hunger and displacement. A child born this year will be 17 in 2030 and 37 in 2050 when the worst effects of climate change are expected in the form of more extreme and frequent droughts, floods, storms, heat waves and wildfires. Read the rest of UNICEF Study Warns Children Will be Hit Hardest by Climate Change Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Children , Climate Change , Drought , extreme weather , floods , food , global warming , hunger , Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change , malnutrition , Oxfam , storms , unicef , young people        

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‘Feathered’ Brasilia Athletics Stadium for the 2016 Olympic Games Responds to Light and Weather

September 23, 2013 by  
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‘Feathered’ Brasilia Athletics Stadium for the 2016 Olympic Games Responds to Light and Weather

September 23, 2013 by  
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Frank Lloyd Wright-Designed Marin Civic Center in San Rafael Turns 50

September 23, 2013 by  
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700 South African Rhinos Already Slaughtered in 2013

September 23, 2013 by  
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The year hasn’t even reached a close and already poachers have killed more rhinos is South Africa – home to 80 percent of the world’s rhino population – than in all of last year. Poachers have slaughtered nearly 700 rhinos in their relentless pursuit for the animal’s horns, which are wrongly believed to have strong healing powers. That number is even more shocking considering that in 2007 poachers only killed 13 rhinos throughout the entire year. Read the rest of 700 South African Rhinos Already Slaughtered in 2013 Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Africa rhino killing , killing animals for their horns , killing rhinos for their horns , poaching Africa , poaching South Africa , record rhinos killed , record rhinos poached , record rhinos slaughtered , rhino births , rhino deaths , rhino deaths South Africa , rhino horn healing , rhino horn healing properties , rhino horn medicine , Rhino horns , rhino killing , rhino poaching , rhino poaching South Africa , rhino population , rhino population decline , rhinoceros horn healing , rhinoceros killing , rhinoceros poaching , rhinoceros poaching South Africa , World Wildlife Federation        

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2014 Honda Accord Hybrid Rated at 50 MPG Starts at $29,155

September 23, 2013 by  
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This fall Honda is releasing the second hybrid version of their popular Accord sedan, the 2014 Accord Hybrid . With a 50 mpg city rating, this new hybrid is the most fuel-efficient, non-plug-in hybrid sedan on the market. Honda also announced that the 2014 Accord Hybrid will arrive with a starting price of just $29,155. Read the rest of 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid Rated at 50 MPG Starts at $29,155 Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: electric car , electric motor , epa , green car , Honda , Honda Accord , Honda Accord Hybrid , Honda Accord plug-in hybrid , Honda electric car , Honda hybrid , hybrid , hybrid car        

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