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30 Apr 2022 NEW YORK NY
São Paulo. Cape Town. Now Santiago and Los Angeles. Cities around the world are being forced to live with less water, as global warming melts glaciers, diminishes snow packs and exacerbates decades of water mismanagement. Not just less water for now. Maybe less water forever. Los Angeles and many of its suburbs will soon restrict outdoor watering to once a week — and if that doesn’t work, ban outdoor watering altogether...
26 Apr 2022 NEW YORK NY, United States
A new research series to inform the UN Security Council (UNSC) on climate-related and development risks in selected countries has launched its summary on Iraq. It highlights the vulnerability of Iraq to the impacts of climate change, its dependency on natural resources, and the environment of conflict, poverty, political instability and corruption.
24 Feb 2022 NEW YORK NY, United States
Conflict, extreme weather and COVID-19 restrictions have put immense pressure on The Sahel and Somalia. Experts warn of widespread food crisis in coming months
24 Feb 2022 NEW YORK NY
Investment firm turns its attention to water; analysts view it as potentially the most complex and costly sustainability issue
13 Feb 2022 NEW YORK NY
A long-running dispute over how best to manage the Nooksack River had gotten worse. It’s a fight that pits farmers against Native communities, the US against Canada, and the demands of development against the demands of conservation. In short, it’s the kind of fight that many Westerners have seen before.
12 Feb 2022 NEW YORK NY, United States
UN Relief Coordinator calls on Security Council to address growing humanitarian crisis in Syria. Early recovery programs needed to address water and food shortages, restore sewage systems and repair health care facilities.
11 Feb 2022 NEW YORK NY, United States
UN Middle East peace process official addresses UN Security Council and warns that region faces irreversible collapse and widespread instability; calls for two state solution.
21 Nov 2021 NEW YORK NY, United States
On World Toilet Day 2021, the UN reflects on the value of a toilet and calls for significant investment across the entire "sanitation chain" in order to achieve SDG6 by 2030.
12 Nov 2021 NEW YORK NY, United States
As a key player in the UN's Race To Zero campaign, the water sector plays a vital role in its success: global water use, storage, and distribution accounts for 10 Percent of all global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
26 Oct 2021 NEW YORK NY, United States
UN-Water Expert Group warns that the pressure on freshwater resources will not relax Fair distribution will benefit those in greater need.
29 Sep 2021 NEW YORK NY, United States
Secretary-General warns UN Security Council of the possibility of increasing climate-related conflict
1 Apr 2021 NEW YORK NY, United States
UN report emphasises the need to broaden the notion of the value of water beyond monetary concepts of price and cost. Supply and sanitation services, the economy, the environment, cultural values and hydraulic infrastructure examined.