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  1. Reopening The World's Schools Post-COVID; The WASH Challenge

    13 Aug 2020- 07:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States 43 Percent of schools around the world lacked access to basic handwashing with soap and water in 2019, casting some doubt on the safety of operations during and post-COVID pandemic. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/13/2020 - 07:00

  2. Lead Poisoning's Destructive Effects On Health And Communities

    5 Aug 2020- 06:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Approximately 1 in 3 children globally have lead levels in their blood exceeding the “safe level” of 5 micrograms per decilitre, according to a new report launched 30 July by UNICEF a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2020 - 06:35

  3. UN Launches SDG 6 Global Acceleration Framework

    15 Jul 2020- 07:25 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres joined UN-Water Chair, Gilbert Huongbo 9 July in the launch of the Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6) Global Acceleration Framewor ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:39

  4. Water Security Among Six "Global Systemic Risks" For Investors

    6 Jun 2020- 09:04 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States The World Economic Forum (WEF) has identified water security among six “global systemic risks” in a white paper which outlines a governance framework to enable the investment community ...

    Staff - Water D... - 07/03/2020 - 10:36

  5. Retreating Glacier May Trigger Catastrophic Alaska Tsunami

    19 May 2020- 05:17 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY The New York Times Climate change has increased the risk of a huge landslide in an Alaskan fjord that could cause a catastrophic tsunami, scientists said Thursday. Warming temperatures have caused the r ...

    Local Press Report - 05/19/2020 - 05:17

  6. Dangerous Mix Of Heat And Atmospheric Humidity Emerges

    12 May 2020- 09:22 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Earth.com Scientists recently predicted that a dangerous mix of heat and humidity will strike tropical regions by the end of this century, creating conditions that may be intolerable for humans. But now ...

    Local Press Report - 05/12/2020 - 09:22

  7. How Climate Change Is Shaping The Future Of Human Conflict

    11 May 2020- 11:10 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States The President and CEO of think-tank International Crisis Group, has warned the United Nations Security Council that without global action, “climate change could prove to be a slow-movi ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:04

  8. Malaysia Urged To Release Report Into 2019 Water Contamination Deaths

    2 Apr 2020- 09:19 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Human Rights Watch Malaysia’s Health Ministry should release the results and act upon its investigation into the deaths of 16 Batek villagers in mid-2019, Human Rights Watch said today. The deaths occurr ...

    Local Press Report - 04/02/2020 - 09:19

  9. Large Corporations Commit To New "Water Resilience Coalition"

    30 Mar 2020- 08:32 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States The CEO Water Mandate platform has announced a new industry-driven, CEO-led Water Resilience Coalition. Endorsing companies of the CEO Water Mandate (currently over 150) commit to acti ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 11:12

  10. Guterres: "The Solution Is Clear"

    26 Mar 2020- 12:51 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States In a World Water Day address, United Nation Secretary-General Antonio Guterres described water as "the primary medium through which we perceive the effect of climate disruption, f ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:56

  11. "We Have To Aim High In Glasgow": Guterres

    12 Mar 2020- 12:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States The year 2020 will be pivotal for climate action if the world is to control ever worsening impacts and indicators of climate change before it is too late, according to United Nations ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/12/2020 - 12:08

  12. New York Flood Protection Plan Sunk By Trump

    28 Feb 2020- 09:47 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY The New York Times The Trump administration has unexpectedly halted a project to protect the New York City region from flooding during dangerous storms like Hurricane Sandy — a decision that came six we ...

    Local Press Report - 02/28/2020 - 09:47

  13. JP Morgan Warns Of Climate Crisis Threat To Humanity

    28 Feb 2020- 09:48 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY The Guardian The world’s largest financier of fossil fuels has warned clients that the climate crisis threatens the survival of humanity and that the planet is on an unsustainable trajectory, according ...

    Local Press Report - 02/28/2020 - 09:48

  14. US Racial Justice Group Supports Nigeria Water Rights Campaign

    19 Feb 2020- 10:34 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, New York A coalition of United States racial justice organisations has written to the governor of Lagos, Nigeria, arguing against possible "inherently unjust" privatisation of the state� ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 14:05

  15. McKinsey & Company Describes Water Stress On Mining Sector

    6 Feb 2020- 05:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States In a new assessment of the climate strategy of the mining industry, consultants McKinsey & Company warn that existing policies do not go far enough to have material effect on carb ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/06/2020 - 05:57

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