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  • 23 Jun 2019- 08:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PALO ALTO CA, United States A new report from an international research team with backgrounds in political science, geography, economic and environmental sciences contends that climate, in and of itself, is not (yet) the basis for conflict, but does
  • 17 Jun 2019- 08:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France Europe's biggest dam-busting operation for decades has commenced with an irreparable breach in the 36-meter height Vezins Dam in northwest France. In a project that was conceived 10 years ago, the purpose is to open up the Selune
  • 9 Jun 2019- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) has launched its Third Environmental Performance Report (EPR) for Kazakhstan, assessing the country’s achievements in strengthening its environmental policy since 2008 and
  • 9 Jun 2019- 06:40 by OOSKAnews Info OVERLAND PARK KS, United States A survey of 430 participants across North American municipal, utility and technology sectors suggests that smarter infrastructure will become increasingly important in coping with threats to water supply. Black & Veatch’s 2019
  • 5 Jun 2019- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations High Commission for Human Rights (UNHCR) issued a  renewed call June 4 for urgent support for people affected and displaced by drought in Somalia. In May 2019 OOSKAnews reported on the release of a "Blue Peace
  • 31 May 2019- 07:47 by Local Press Report LONDON Energy Voice In a letter sent to ministers and opposition leaders, the bosses of companies including Centrica, ScottishPower, National Grid, Drax, BP and Shell said hosting the UN meeting would give the UK an opportunity to make the most of the shift
  • 27 May 2019- 08:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa South Africa's Centre for Environmental Rights (CER), a group of activist lawyers, has written a letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa urging him to select cabinet appointees with an eye to protection of the environment. The
  • 25 May 2019- 07:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PASADENA CA, United States California, US-based Tetra Tech Inc has announced that it had agreed to acquire UK-based WYG plc in an all cash offer of about $55 Million USD. Tetra Tech provides consulting, engineering, program management, and construction
  • 24 May 2019- 09:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent THE HAGUE, Netherlands In a first of its kind for the Netherlands, almost $6 Billion USD in AAA-rated Dutch Sovereign Green Bonds were issued May 21. Maturing in 2040, investors with registered Environmental, Sustainability, and Governance (ESG)
  • 20 May 2019- 05:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India One of the key recommendations of the Global High Level Panel on Water and Peace ("A Matter of Survival", published 2017) is to introduce the Blue Peace framework into the functioning of international financial markets. A new
  • 19 May 2019- 12:36 by Local Press Report GENEVA UN Environment UN Member States today called for increased investments in ecosystem-based solutions for disaster prevention. The Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, held in Geneva, Switzerland from 13 to 17 May 2019 is the world's
  • 20 May 2019- 06:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil Movement of the embankment of iron ore giant Vale SA’s decommissioned Gongo Soco mine pit near the city of Barão de Cocais has been detected by radar, the company has reported. It is predicted that, if the movement continues, the
  • 19 May 2019- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BERLIN, Germany An intensive two-year period of interdisciplinary research across Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria has resulted in a comprehensive report, released on May 13, that examines the conflicts in the Lake Chad region and how climate change
  • 18 May 2019- 09:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Big industries throughout Europe are lobbying for significant and devastating changes to the EU water law, the Water Framework Directive (WFD), according to a coalition of environmental organizations. Living Rivers Europe, five
  • 18 May 2019- 07:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France A new guide will help the hydropower industry to assess resilience to extreme weather events. The International Hydropower Association (IHA) guide is designed to inform all hydropower projects regardless of scale and geography, both

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