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New York State’s $226bn pension fund moves to divest from oil and gas companies

New York State Comptroller, Tom DiNapoli, has announced that the $226 billion New York State Common Retirement Fund (Fund) is moving to divest from the riskiest...

Designers propose natural terrain amid New York’s skyscrapers

US designers Yitan Sun and Jianshi Wu have proposed transforming Manhattan's Central Park into a sunken landscape encircled by a below-grade megastructure with office, housing,...

Radioactive water leaks at New York plant

Radioactive water overflowed into groundwater at the Indian Point nuclear facility in New York on Saturday, resulting in increased radioactivity at the site. The...

Nigeria to unveil MDGs end-point report at UN Assembly

The Nigerian government will on Friday, 25th September unveil the country’s final status report on the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) at the...

Demand sound UN goals, Nigeria urged

The action/2015 movement has urged the Nigerian government to use its weight to demand action on poverty, inequality and climate change at crucial negotiations...

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Rights defenders in Nigeria, across West Africa still subject to harassment, arrests

Research by the Green Advocates International and the Mano River Union Civil Society Natural Rights and the Governance Platform...
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US Supreme Court limits EPA’s power to combat climate change

The Supreme Court of the United States on Thursday, June 30, 2022, sharply cut back the Environmental Protection Agency’s...

UN-Habitat’s ‘World Cities Report 2022’ urges cities on climate action

A new United Nations report says an increase in extreme weather events and natural disasters like flooding, heatwaves and...

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Rights defenders in Nigeria, across West Africa still subject to harassment, arrests

Research by the Green Advocates International and the Mano...

US Supreme Court limits EPA’s power to combat climate change

The Supreme Court of the United States on Thursday,...