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UN’s Guterres on climate change: ‘We need to do more and we need to do it quicker’

New York, Sept 27 (IBNS): As governments prepare to meet later this year for the next round of climate talks, Secretary-General António Guterres today underscored the need to speed up action on an issue that is “the absolute priority” for the United Nations.

Nigerian President calls for global action on climate change, Lake Chad crisis

New York, Sept 26 (IBNS): A variety of “festering” causes and effects surround crises around the world, Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, said on Tuesday, speaking on the first day of the high-level portion of the United Nations General Assembly’s annual general debate.

To beat hunger and combat climate change, world must ‘scale-up’ soil health – UN

New York, Aug 14 (IBNS): Healthy soils are essential to achieve ‘Zero Hunger’ – and other Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – peace and prosperity, the United Nations agriculture agency chief underscored in Brazil at the World Congress of Soil Science.

UN agriculture agency digs in to help forests and farms build resilience to climate change

New York, July 21 (IBNS): Millions of small-scale farmers will be better equipped to withstand the negative impacts of climate change while at the same time improving livelihoods, thanks to a new global push by the United Nations agriculture agency announced during World Forest Week.

Climate change: An 'existential threat' to humanity, UN chief warns global summit

New York, May 16 (IBNS): None of the world’s challenges loom as large as climate change, the United Nations chief told a major climate action summit on Tuesday, reiterating his belief that global warming poses an “existential threat” to humanity.

At Asian forum, UN chief calls for more equitable globalization, urgent action on climate change

New York, Apr 11 (IBNS): The world must act to spread the benefits of globalization more fairly while avoiding the perils of protectionism, the United Nations chief said on Tuesday.

Climate change could force over 140 million to migrate within countries by 2050: World Bank Report

Washington, Mar 20 (IBNS): The worsening impacts of climate change in three densely populated regions of the world could see over 140 million people move within their countries’ borders by 2050, creating a looming human crisis and threatening the development process, a new World Bank Group report finds.

City of Toronto leads in developing Canada's green fleet plan

Toronto, Sep 27 (IBNS): City of Toronto, Ontario, Canada recently purchased two 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EVs -- level three electric vehicles – in City's response to the development of its Consolidated Green Fleet Plan to combat climate change and poor air quality -- and has become one of the first governments in Canada to include level three electric vehicles in its fleet, a City of Toronto news release said.