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Poorest countries face "obstacles" to realize sustainable transport

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The world's poorest countries face "particular obstacles" in realizing sustainable transport according to a senior UN official. Gyan Chandra Acharya was speaking at the first-ever United Nations Global Sustainable Transport Conference in Ashgabat,…

27 Nov 2016 / Listen /

2016 "very likely" to be world's hottest year on record

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This year is "very likely" to be the world's hottest year on record according to the  World  Meteorological Organization…

14 Nov 2016 / Listen /

"Absolute devastation" witnessed by UN chief in Haiti

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"Absolute devastation;" that's how the UN chief, Ban Ki-moon described what he saw on Saturday as he visited the…

15 Oct 2016 / Listen /

Deal on greenhouse gas HFCs welcomed by UN

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An agreement reached by more than 150 countries to phase out a global warming greenhouse gas has been welcomed…

15 Oct 2016 / Listen /
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