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  • 4 Dec 2018 - 09:50 - LONDON, United Kingdom - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The UK Environment Secretary was forced last week to reassure a parliamentary committee that the country’s drinking water would be safe in the event of a “no-deal Brexit”, whereby the UK leaves the European Union without an agreed exit deal.

  • 4 Dec 2018 - 08:01 - Washington DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    As the world’s governments meet in Katowice, Poland for COP24, The World Bank Group has announced a new set of climate targets for 2021-2025 with a key priority described by the Bank as boosting support for climate adaptation, recognizing that millions of people across the world are already facing the severe consequences of more extreme weather events.

  • 4 Dec 2018 - 08:54 - NEW YORK NY, United States - OOSKAnews Info

    The UN Human Security Unit (HSU), in cooperation with Uzbekistan, Japan, Nigeria and Norway, has launched a "Multi-Partner Human Security Trust Fund" (MPHSTF) for the Aral Sea Region. The initiative marks a “new chapter for communities in the region,” UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said November 27.

  • 4 Dec 2018 - 07:03 - Washington DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Cities in emerging markets have the potential to attract more than $29.4 Trillion USD in cumulative climate-related investments by 2030 according to a new report from the International Finance Corp

  • 4 Dec 2018 - 07:32 - NEW YORK NY, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A panel of judges in New York, United States has heard arguments for and against consolidation of more than 70 pending lawsuits related to PFAS chemical contamination of groundwater in the country. 

  • 4 Dec 2018 - 06:17 - PEMBROKE - Local Press Report

    Bermuda-based Fidelity International has launched a sustainable water and waste fund, which will invest in sustainable investment opportunities within the water and waste management sectors.

  • 4 Dec 2018 - 06:17 - QUETTA - Local Press Report

    The Senate Standing Committee on Planning, Development and Reforms here on Thursday expressed its annoyance over the non-functioning of two million gallons desalination plant at Karwat in Gwadar an

  • 4 Dec 2018 - 06:17 - EL PASO TX - Local Press Report

    One of the city of El Paso's prime sources of water is the Rio Grande. Typically the river can supply as much as half of the city's water needs.

  • 4 Dec 2018 - 06:17 - Port-of-Spain - Local Press Report

    The Climate Resilience in Grenada's Water Sector (G-Crews) project, whose US$42- million budget will be mostly met by the US$35-million grant from the Green Climate Fund, is designed to tackle wate

  • 4 Dec 2018 - 06:17 - NAIROBI - Local Press Report

    Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko on Saturday offered city dwellers rewards for arresting water cartels and rogue Nairobi City County officials. Residents were promised a Ksh300,000 (approx.

  • 4 Dec 2018 - 06:17 - GENEVA - Local Press Report

    A UN human rights expert has called for urgent action by the Government of Ecuador to protect the rights of indigenous peoples as a surge in demand for extractive resources and new development proj

  • 4 Dec 2018 - 06:17 - COLLEGE PARK MD - Local Press Report

    The increasing saltiness and alkalinity of streams and rivers is creating a toxic brew including metals and nitrogen-containing compounds, and threatens drinking water supplies and ecosystem health

  • 4 Dec 2018 - 06:17 - SOBRADINHO - Local Press Report

    Brazilian hydroelectric power producer Companhia Hidroelétrica do São Francisco (Chesf), which serves several cities in the northeast of the country, has completed a 1 MW floating PV plant at the S

  • 4 Dec 2018 - 06:17 - ROBERTSPORT - Local Press Report

    Three USAID-funded water projects, valued at US$29 million, were over the weekend dedicated.

  • 4 Dec 2018 - 06:39 - WASHINGTON DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved a $614 Million USD loan to San Diego, California, about one-half the cost of the City of San Diego’s Pure Water Project. The loan was approved under the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA), a federal loan and guarantee program established in 2014 to accelerate investment in US water infrastructure by providing long-term, low-cost supplemental loans for regionally and nationally significant projects.

  • 30 Nov 2018 - 05:41 - CHENNAI - Local Press Report

    Inter-State water disputes are assuming centre stage in Tamil Nadu once again ahead of the Lok Sabha elections scheduled for next year.

  • 30 Nov 2018 - 05:41 - SPRINGFIELD IL - Local Press Report

    Analysis based on testing mostly conducted by energy companies shows that water near all but two coal plants in Illinois is contaminated with toxic waste.

  • 30 Nov 2018 - 05:41 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    The US space agency is kicking off a $2.6 Billion USD push to hire private companies to ferry scientific instruments to the Moon.

  • 30 Nov 2018 - 05:41 - CHANGSA - Local Press Report

    Government authorities of central China's Hunan Province said that all pulp-making and outdated paper-making capacity in three cities and one district around Dongting Lake will be closed by the end

  • 30 Nov 2018 - 05:41 - DHAKA - Local Press Report

    The government of Bangladesh, Asian Development Bank (ADB) and stakeholders organized a forum on “Establishing a Climate Risk Screening System for Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation into Natio

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