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  1. Lead Poisoning's Destructive Effects On Health And Communities

    5 Aug 2020- 06:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States Approximately 1 in 3 children globally have lead levels in their blood exceeding the “safe level” of 5 micrograms per decilitre, according to a new report launched 30 July by UNICEF a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2020 - 06:35

  2. UN Launches SDG 6 Global Acceleration Framework

    15 Jul 2020- 07:25 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres joined UN-Water Chair, Gilbert Huongbo 9 July in the launch of the Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6) Global Acceleration Framewor ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:39

  3. Retreating Glacier May Trigger Catastrophic Alaska Tsunami

    19 May 2020- 05:17 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY The New York Times Climate change has increased the risk of a huge landslide in an Alaskan fjord that could cause a catastrophic tsunami, scientists said Thursday. Warming temperatures have caused the r ...

    Local Press Report - 05/19/2020 - 05:17

  4. How Climate Change Is Shaping The Future Of Human Conflict

    11 May 2020- 11:10 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States The President and CEO of think-tank International Crisis Group, has warned the United Nations Security Council that without global action, “climate change could prove to be a slow-movi ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:04

  5. Large Corporations Commit To New "Water Resilience Coalition"

    30 Mar 2020- 08:32 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States The CEO Water Mandate platform has announced a new industry-driven, CEO-led Water Resilience Coalition. Endorsing companies of the CEO Water Mandate (currently over 150) commit to acti ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 11:12

  6. Guterres: "The Solution Is Clear"

    26 Mar 2020- 12:51 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States In a World Water Day address, United Nation Secretary-General Antonio Guterres described water as "the primary medium through which we perceive the effect of climate disruption, f ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:56

  7. "We Have To Aim High In Glasgow": Guterres

    12 Mar 2020- 12:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States The year 2020 will be pivotal for climate action if the world is to control ever worsening impacts and indicators of climate change before it is too late, according to United Nations ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/12/2020 - 12:08

  8. US Racial Justice Group Supports Nigeria Water Rights Campaign

    19 Feb 2020- 10:34 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, New York A coalition of United States racial justice organisations has written to the governor of Lagos, Nigeria, arguing against possible "inherently unjust" privatisation of the state� ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 14:05

  9. Deportation Of Climate Change Refugees Can Be A Violation Of Human Rights

    29 Jan 2020- 07:21 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States In a landmark decision, the United Nations Human Rights Committee (UNHRC) this month ruled that governments must consider the effects of climate change when assessing deportation of as ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:05

  10. Will A $119 Billion USD Sea Wall Save New York From Climate Change?

    18 Jan 2020- 08:54 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY The New York Times A six-mile-long barrier would help protect the city from floodwaters during fierce storms like Sandy, but critics say rising seas make the option inadequate. The giant barrier is the ...

    Local Press Report - 01/18/2020 - 08:54

  11. 2019 Person Of The Year: Climate Activist Greta Thunberg

    15 Dec 2019- 08:56 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States On December 11, TIME Magazine announced its Person of The Year. Teen-aged climate activist, Greta Thunberg, will take this year’s award after a year in which she has addressed the UN C ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  12. Grim Working Conditions Of Millions Of Developing World Sanitation Workers

    30 Nov 2019- 09:49 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States A new report authored by the International Labour Organisation, WaterAid, World Bank and World Health Organisation focuses on the well being of sanitation workers; their safety, health ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:25

  13. US Fracking Companies Using Sewage For Oil, Gas Extraction

    10 Nov 2019- 09:46 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY CNN America's oil industry faces a number of challenges, including low oil prices, the rise of electric vehicles and proposals to limit fracking. But one of its biggest problems: The industry is ru ...

    Local Press Report - 11/10/2019 - 09:46

  14. More Action Required To Protect Environment In Armed Conflict

    10 Nov 2019- 12:14 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States Marking the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict on November 6, the head of the UN Environment Program (UNEP) Inger Andersen c ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:30

  15. Price Of "Solving" Climate Change?

    25 Oct 2019- 12:04 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY Slate A story out today in Bloomberg suggests we can solve climate change for $300 billion, which, as many astute readers have noticed, is a deal. But is it going to solve climate change? No, it’s merel ...

    Local Press Report - 10/25/2019 - 12:04

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