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  1. Inner Mongolia Afforestation To Protect Yellow River Basin

    11 Jan 2021- 12:19 by Local Press Report BAOTOU ECNS North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region plans to afforest about 3.3 million hectares of land in the next five years, local authorities said Tuesday. The afforestation project is aimed to rai ...

    Local Press Report - 01/11/2021 - 12:19

  2. China Government Approves Yangtze Conservation Legislation

    13 Jan 2021- 11:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The government of China has approved a new law on Yangtze River conservation, following a third review, which will take effect on March 1 2021. The new legislation is part of China’s efforts to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2021 - 11:51

  3. C40 Cities Commit To Climate Change Mitigation Measures

    15 Dec 2020- 10:33 by Local Press Report PARIS C40 C40 Cities today released new analysis of climate action plans from 54 cities confirming they will deliver their fair share of greenhouse gas emission reductions to keep global temperatures to the 1.5°C t ...

    Local Press Report - 12/15/2020 - 11:21

  4. Environmental Approval For Thabametsi Withdrawn; Coal Project Officially Dead

    17 Dec 2020- 10:11 by Staff- Water Diplomat PRETORIA, South Africa The North Gauteng (South Africa) High Court has set aside the environmental authorisation for the 1500 MW Thabametsi power station, thereby ending the long saga of environmental dispute br ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  5. "Must Try Harder": Report Card Gives Mississippi Watershed Health, Water Security A Poor Grade

    11 Dec 2020- 09:49 by Staff- Water Diplomat New Orleans, LA, United States The 2020 Mississippi River “Watershed Report Card” has award the Mississippi Watershed (America’s Watershed”) an overall C- grade, warning that urgent action is needed as watershed ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  6. Record Number of Companies On CDP's Water Security A List

    11 Dec 2020- 09:03 by Staff- Water Diplomat London, United Kingdom The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has released the findings of its annual survey of companies' environmental responsibility with a record 106 corporates, including 34 “new achievers ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  7. China Mega Dam Plan Sparks Alarm In Downstream India, Bangladesh

    8 Dec 2020- 07:59 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW DELHI, India PowerChina has announced plans to construct up to 60 gigawatts (GW) of hydropower capacity on the Yarlung Tsangpo River (known in downstream India as the Brahmaputra River) in The Tibet Autonomou ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46

  8. $443 Million USD For Romania Water Infrastructure

    28 Nov 2020- 08:47 by Staff- Water Diplomat Bucharest, Romania Water supply and sewerage infrastructure in six counties in Romania are to benefit from $443 Million USD in new investment under the European Commission’s Cohesion Fund. Specifically, the inve ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/07/2020 - 09:11

  9. "Green List" Launched To Steer Private Investment In EU

    23 Nov 2020- 09:00 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS EURACTIV The European Commission on Friday (20 November) launched “the world’s first ever ‘green-list’” of sustainable economic activities for private investors by publishing draft guidelines under the EU’ ...

    Local Press Report - 11/24/2020 - 08:30

  10. Scotland's Flow Country Peatlands In Line For UNESCO World Heritage Status

    18 Nov 2020- 06:43 by Local Press Report EDINBURGH The Press and Journal A new draft strategy for the Flow Country peatlands of Caithness and Sutherland could help the case for making the internationally important area a World Heritage Site. A public cons ...

    Local Press Report - 11/18/2020 - 06:43

  11. EIB Approves Green Investment Budget Through 2030

    18 Nov 2020- 06:05 by Staff- Water Diplomat LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved almost $1.2 Trillion USD in support for climate-, biodiversity- and sustainability-focused projects through 2030. Almost $8 Billion USD has ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/07/2020 - 09:11

  12. Young Indigenous Woman Fights Fracking In Australia's Northern Territory

    13 Nov 2020- 10:59 by Local Press Report MELBOURNE The Feed Amelia Telford is a young Aboriginal and South Sea Islander woman from Bundjalung country, who’s on the forefront of the fight against fracking in remote communities in the Northern Territory. “I ...

    Local Press Report - 11/19/2020 - 10:42

  13. Conflict And The Environment Are Deeply Interlinked: Guterres

    10 Nov 2020- 08:38 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States The United Nations Secretary-General has called for better management of natural resources and ecosystems to pave a path towards peace in war-torn societies and help crisis-affected co ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/07/2020 - 09:11

  14. Investors Withdraw Financing For "Dirty" South Africa Power Projects

    10 Nov 2020- 07:39 by Staff- Water Diplomat JOHANNESBURG, South Africa Continuation of construction of the 630 MW Thabametsi coal-fired power plant in Limpopo province is in doubt as key investors follow South Africa’s major banks who have withdrawn commi ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/07/2020 - 09:11

  15. Urban Water Risk Scenarios: How Climate Change Will Hit Where You Live

    3 Nov 2020- 08:23 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland Environmental organisation WWF has released analysis of new water risk scenarios for 100 cities around the world. The city risk analysis, released on World Cities Day (31 October), includes sc ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/04/2020 - 08:14

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