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  • 24 Feb 2019 - 08:42 - GENEVA, Switzerland - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Some very large humanitarian crises, particularly those related to climate change, have received relatively little public attention because of dwindling news budgets in media.

  • 24 Feb 2019 - 08:17 - WASHINGTON, DC, United Statess - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A new United States “Presidential Committee on Climate Security” will undertake an "adversarial" review of climate science to determine if research has overstated the risks posed by global warming according to a White House memorandum leaked this week. The group will be run by William Happer, a prominent opponent of climate science in the climate-change-denying administration of the country’s President Donald Trump.

  • 24 Feb 2019 - 08:56 - THE HAGUE, Netherlands - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A new "International Military Council on Climate and Security" (IMCSS) aims to drive communications and policy in support of actions on the security implications of a changing climate.

  • 24 Feb 2019 - 07:15 - New York, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The United Nations (UN) General Assembly has confirmed Inger Andersen of Denmark February 21 to a four-year term as Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), following her nomination by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres. Andersen has served as Director General of the International Union for Conservation of Nature since 2015,

  • 24 Feb 2019 - 06:51 - BERN, Switzerland - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    A collaboration under the banner of the Blue Peace Movement, and in consultation with the Swiss Development Corporation, Geneva Water Hub and the United Nations Capital Development Fund among others, proposes a new approach to financing transboundary and multisector water projects.

    The Blue Peace Movement arises from the recommendations of the Global High-Level Panel for Water and Peace in its assessment, “A Matter of Survival” (2017).

  • 24 Feb 2019 - 06:56 - NEW YORK NY - Local Press Report

    Stuff flushed down residential plumbing drains is contributing to a rather gross and increasingly prevalent problem: floating blobby masses of trash in the sewers known as “fatbergs.” New York City

  • 24 Feb 2019 - 06:56 - LONDON - Local Press Report

    Charities have sounded the alarm over the way ministers are spending the multibillion-pound aid budget, saying some is being diverted from the poorest countries to promote commercial and political

  • 24 Feb 2019 - 06:56 - PASADENA CA - Local Press Report

    When a stream of charged particles known as the solar wind careens onto the Moon’s surface at 450 kilometers per second (or nearly 1 million miles per hour), they enrich the Moon’s surface in ingre

  • 22 Feb 2019 - 08:26 - BRUSSELS, Belgium - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    European Commission (EC) President Jean-Claude Juncker has proposed that a quarter of all European Union (EU) spending should be directed to mitigation of climate change. Juncker was responding February 22 to Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who in recent weeks has inspired a global movement of children against global warming.

    Speaking alongside 16-year-old Thunberg in Brussels, Juncker also criticized US. President Donald Trump for suggesting climate change was "invented" and "ideological".

  • 21 Feb 2019 - 09:06 - WARRENTON VA - Local Press Report

    Every day many millions of gallons of water loaded with arsenic, lead and other toxic metals flow from some of the most contaminated mining sites in the U.S.

  • 21 Feb 2019 - 09:06 - MEXICO CITY - Local Press Report

    Mexico’s national oil company, Petroleos Mexicanos, got the go-ahead to use hydraulic fracturing for up to eight exploratory wells to tap into the country’s natural gas reserves, raising the questi

  • 21 Feb 2019 - 09:06 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    In the face of urbanization, alternative approaches are needed to deliver adequate and inclusive sanitation services across the full sanitation service chain.

  • 21 Feb 2019 - 09:06 - BEIJING - Local Press Report

    The Ministry of Ecology and Environment, China's top environmental watchdog, has launched a campaign to comb the banks of the Yangtze River to map all sewage outlets and identify any that are unreg

  • 21 Feb 2019 - 09:06 - MANILA - Local Press Report

    An alliance of business groups and civil society organizations called on the government to immediately ensure water security, after the state weather bureau warned that a "full-blown" El Niño will

  • 21 Feb 2019 - 09:06 - KISUMU - Local Press Report

    The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission is investigating the procurement of a Sh76 million water hyacinth harvester.

  • 21 Feb 2019 - 09:06 - CAPE TOWN - Local Press Report

    The SA National Defence Force's (SANDF) intervention at the severely polluted Vaal River has received a whopping R240m cash injection, the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) heard on Wed

  • 20 Feb 2019 - 10:08 - GENEVA, Switzerland - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    International NGO WWF has implemented an upgrade to its Water Risk Filter, an online tool aimed to help companies and financial institutions mitigate water risk to operations and assets.

  • 20 Feb 2019 - 10:49 - SANTIAGO - Local Press Report

    Chile's Superintendency of the Environment (SMA) filed charges against Lumina Copper on Tuesday for infractions to the provisions established in its Resolutions of Environmental Rating (RCA), both

  • 20 Feb 2019 - 10:50 - CHAPEL HILL NC - Local Press Report

    As long as mucus keeps moving, it does a body good.

  • 20 Feb 2019 - 09:10 - SYDNEY, Australia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Australian Academy of Science released a report February 10 examining the recent devastating fish deaths in the Darling River. The report was commissioned by the opposition Labor Party (ALP) to examine the causes of why millions of fish died in the four events that occurred from mid-December to the beginning of February.

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