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Ban hails Paris climate accord as 'health insurance policy for the planet'

New York, Dec 15 (Just Earth News/IBNS): Calling the Paris Agreement on climate change "a health insurance policy for the planet," United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Mondayhe never lost faith over his nine years in office that the international community could rise to the challenge and take steps to curb emission and boost climate-resilient growth.

Ban welcomes joint China-US announcement on measures to tackle climate change

New York, Sept 26 (IBNS) United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has commended the joint announcement made on Friday by the Governments of China and the United States on the significant steps each country is aiming to take to address climate change.

UN officials stress investment, smart policies for sustainable future of world's forests

New York, Mar 21 (IBNS) The sustainable management and conservation of forests must be included in the sustainable development goals and climate change agreement to be adopted later this year, United Nations officials stressed ahead of the International Day of Forests, observed worldwide on 21 March.