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
The declaration calls for collaborative action to transform how the global economy interacts with the water environment and the resilience of local communities. It is considered an additional step to transform the way the world’s water resources are managed.
9 Nov 2021 Washington DC, United States
New report quantifies toxic "forever chemicals" in US water as USEPA strengthens testing requirements.
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
2 Nov 2021 Niamey, Niger
Improved access to drinking water and sanitation services, small-scale irrigation and programs for sustainable water usage to be funded
2 Nov 2021 WASHINGTON DC, United States
Effects of climate change will increase competition for water resources, causing food scarcity and heightening social tensions around the world within 20 to 30 years.
1 Nov 2021 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
Reduced rainfall and higher temperatures have increased water use in Scotland for crop irrigation, exacerbating water shortages
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.
26 Oct 2021 BAGHDAD, Iraq
The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (UNFAO),,the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) call for urgent food assistance in face of three-year Iraq drought. Crop reduction impacts.
26 Oct 2021 PASADENA CA, United States
New examination of existing research suggests deadly and immediate risk to atmosphere from melting permafrost
25 Oct 2021 BEIJING, China
Authorities curtailed energy usage at factories and ports while ramping up efforts at additional coal production.