21 Nov 2021 DAMASCUA, Syria
Climate change-linked extreme drought, continued armed conflict in the region, and up-stream blockage aggravate water shortages in rural Syria.
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.
15 Nov 2021 BAGHDAD, Iraq
Health, education, and exposure to deadly disease contribute to increased mental health issues. UNICEF calls for urgent investment in water aid, sanitation and hygiene systems, and health and education services.
15 Nov 2021 GLASGOW, United Kingdom
Thirty-four million UK residential and commercial addresses assessed for climate risk exposure: mortgage lenders and borrowers at risk of sharply increasing insurance costs before 2060.
12 Nov 2021 GLASGOW, United Kingdom
Donor countries have pledged to provide $12 Billion USD (£8.75 billion) of public climate finance from 2021 to 2025 to a new Global Forest Finance Pledge.
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.
9 Nov 2021 Washington DC, United States
New report quantifies toxic "forever chemicals" in US water as USEPA strengthens testing requirements.
7 Nov 2021 GLASGOW, United Kingdom
The governments of Tajikistan and Hungary are spearheading a new water and climate coalition, announced at COP26, to create an integrated monitoring framework on water and climate and to help diffuse tensions between countries and regions over access to and control over water resources.
4 Nov 2021 DUNDEE, United Kingdom
Climate Change and Water: The Missing Agenda at COP26.
UNESCO Centres gather.
Link to Video and Full Agenda are below.
4 Nov 2021 DAMASCUS, Syria
Continuing drought, water service disruptions, lack of electricity, upstream dams on the Euphrates and operational interruptions at Alouk station contribute to crisis
3 Nov 2021 MOGADISHU, Somalia
Wide consultation to develop new plan based on IWRM principles and to introduce water governance and climate resilience processes
2 Nov 2021 GLASGOW, United Kingdom
In the search for water solutions as our planet's climate changes, the International Water Resources Association (IWRA) together with the University of Strathclyde, the University of Dundee and OOSKAnews hosted a pre-COP26 seminar on water solutions for climate change.