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2015-04-09 23:07:22

The Race for Water Odyssey (R4WO) reached New York City, concluding its Atlantic crossing in a journey that will take its six-man crew over 40,000 nautical miles as they attempt to draw up the

UN Reports Man Is Destroying The Earth Quicker Than Expected
2011-11-02 05:31:37

The United Nations has released a new report that states man is destroying the Earth at a quicker than expected pace.

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2011-05-13 06:30:00

By the year 2050, global resource consumption could approach an average 140 billion tons of minerals, ores, fossil fuels and biomass per year -- three times the current levels -- unless the economic growth rate is somehow disconnected from the rate of natural resource consumption.

2011-02-16 07:00:00

QINGDAO, China, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and representatives from Hisense Group officially signed a cooperative agreement at the UNEP headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, on February 15.

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2010-02-23 13:30:00

New modeling released on Tuesday by the United Nations says emission cuts pledges made by 60 countries will not be enough to keep the average global temperature rise at 2 degrees Celsius or less.

2009-03-23 09:34:00

Executive Director Achim Steiner To Discuss From Conflict to Peacebuilding at Wilson Center WASHINGTON, March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Civil wars are likely to escalate without a stronger focus on the environment during the peacebuilding process, says a new report by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), From Conflict to Peacebuilding: The Role of Natural Resources and the Environment.

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2009-03-19 14:04:18

The head of the UN Environment Program (UNEP) said Thursday that $750 billion in investments and a possible oil tax could be used as a “Green New Deal” to rescue the global economy and protect the environment.

2009-02-21 16:08:27

A proposed treaty to be negotiated by more than 140 countries will focus on measures to reduce the use of mercury worldwide, a U.S.

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2009-02-16 07:15:00

On Sunday the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) urged environmental leaders to curb the use of mercury, a highly toxic metal.

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2008-11-13 16:00:00

Thick smog clouds that loom over Asia threaten the livelihood of crops and contain particles that actually reflect the sun’s rays away from the earth, the UN reported on Thursday.


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