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U.S. opposes plans to strengthen WHO

The United States, the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) top donor, is resisting proposals to make the agency more independent, four officials involved in the...

Biden administration slashes use of climate-warming gas by 85%

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Thursday, September 23, 2021 finalised a rule that will slash the use of a potent climate-warming gas...

Campaigners react as US pledges to double climate finance for vulnerable nations

President Joe Biden announced on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) that he would double US climate finance for...

Biden calls for diplomatic resolution of controversial Ethiopian dam

US President Joseph Biden has underscored the US’ interest in achieving a diplomatic resolution of the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dan (GERD) that meets...

Leaders’ Climate Summit: Lofty words but blurred plan

Some 40 world leaders gathered to participate in the Biden Administration’s first step onto the international climate stage. The Leaders’ Summit on Climate took...

‘Biden’s target insufficient’ – Reactions trail Leaders’ Climate Summit

The Leaders’ Climate Summit on Thursday, April 22, 2021 brought together over 40 world leaders to outline ambitious new actions that will steer the...

PACJA urges Biden to secure fair climate deal for Africa

The Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA), a coalition of African CSOs advancing a just, inclusive and people-centred global climate regime, on Thursday, April...

Biden, at climate summit, pledges to halve U.S. emissions by 2030

U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday, April 22, 2021 pledged to cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions in half by the end of the decade compared...

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Delaying CBD COP15 further will dim planet’s prospects for combatting extinction crisis – Experts

While science shows that the crisis facing the natural world is accelerating, the U.N. process for addressing global biodiversity...
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Six African countries launch the Africa Green Hydrogen Alliance

Six African countries on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, formally launched the Africa Green Hydrogen Alliance, aiming to make their continent...

Thiaw, Côte d’Ivoire to present key outcomes of COP15

Executive Secretary of the United Nations Conference to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), Ibrahim Thiaw, and a high-level representative of Côte d’Ivoire,...

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Six African countries launch the Africa Green Hydrogen Alliance

Six African countries on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, formally...