Climate

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  • 14 Oct 2019- 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The fishing industry of South Korea has brought its concerns over the release of the contaminated water at Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea to the London Convention and Protocol meeting.  The London Convention, to
  • 14 Oct 2019- 06:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The Horn of Africa is now experiencing the lowest cumulative rainfall totals since 1981. As a consequence nearly 13 million people, including 6.5 million children, are facing critical levels of hunger, Although the number of food
  • 12 Oct 2019- 11:14 by Local Press Report DURBAN Global Water Operators Partnership Alliance OFID (the OPEC Fund for International Development) and GWOPA (the Global Water Operators Partnerships Alliance) have entered, following a first collaboration for 10 African Water Operator Partnerships (WOP)
  • 14 Oct 2019- 06:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COPENHAGEN, Denmark A new report on challenges that global cities will face by 2050, when 66 percent of the world’s population will live in urban areas, emphasizes that urban areas will face the most serious risks related to climate change: sea-level
  • 12 Oct 2019- 07:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States In a first revision of the country's Lead and Copper Rule since 1991, United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced, 10 October, a proposed new requirement that local water
  • 11 Oct 2019- 09:09 by Local Press Report ACCRA The Government of Ghana Ghana has called on West African countries to fully operationalise the ECOWAS Protocol of Transhumance, which is geared towards developing a more efficient pastoral industry to increase livestock productivity. Dr Gyiele Nurah, a
  • 10 Oct 2019- 11:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Mara Tignino of Geneva Water Hubspeaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) “Water Diplomacy Talks” video interview. The subject is the "Geneva List" of legal principles on protection of water
  • 9 Oct 2019- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MARSEILLE, France An outcomes document of the High Level Strategic Workshop on Water and Climate, sponsored by the World Water Council, has been made available in advance of the COP25 meeting in Santiago in December. With the theme of “ Raising ambitions
  • 9 Oct 2019- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HONG KONG, China New analysis of China's Yangtze River basin indicates that six of the eleven provinces on the Yangtze River economic belt are water stressed. Representing about one-third of all the water flowing through Chinese rivers, the Yangtze
  • 6 Oct 2019- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Global investment bank Goldman Sachs says that while the world's attention has focused on the need for reduction of Carbon emissions, investors should pay attention to inevitable changes, and investment opportunites in
  • 6 Oct 2019- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Ursula Mueller, Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator at the United Nations has called on the international community to take immediate action to confront the "climate crisis&quot
  • 6 Oct 2019- 09:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States UNEP (the United Nations Environment Program) has released a report “ Safe Climate ” which concludes that climate change and its impacts threaten a broad range of human rights and, as a result, states and private actors have
  • 3 Oct 2019- 05:04 by TWD Staff Kathmandu, Nepal Sundeep Waslekar, President of Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) “Water Diplomacy Talks” video interview. Strategic Foresight Group is a think-tank based in India that advises governments and
  • 10 Oct 2019- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The Geneva Water Hub and OOSKAnews hosted an international press conference at the Geneva Water Hub 4 October to launch the global media platform “The Water Diplomat”. Footage of the press conference can be found HERE. Issue 2 of
  • 29 Sep 2019- 06:58 by Local Press Report SALEM Deccan Chronicle Chief Minister Mr. Edappadi K Palaniswami said here on Saturday that the ten-member secretaries-level committee of both Kerala and Tamil Nadu to go into the gamut of water sharing issues between the two neighbouring states will give

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