A landmark report released Sunday said "rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society" are required to ward off global warming. These transitions must start now and be well underway in the next 20 years.       

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  • Outrage after a few inches of snow brings NYC to a halt
    A few inches of snow brought chaos and massive traffic to New York City roads on Thursday — prompting a storm of criticism for the city’s response to the wintry weather. “Hearing reports from all over the city about slow response to today’s storm and I’ve seen downed trees outside of each event I’ve attended... More
  • Long Island judge removed for ripping ‘lazy’ and ‘arrogant’ dad
    A straight-talking Long Island judge who tossed a “lazy” and “arrogant” father in the clink for racking up $517,000 in child support and alimony arrears has been rebuked for his alleged hostility toward the man. A mid-level appeals panel removed Nassau County Family Court Justice Thomas Rademaker from the case for taking “an adversarial stance... More
  • Wife of politician who wants to nix public advocate office was turned down for job there
    A Brooklyn legislator who has launched a campaign to abolish the public advocate’s office failed to reveal one pertinent fact — his wife applied for a job there and was turned down, sources say. “I’ve yet to hear a good argument for why this job should exist in my entire life or why it’s necessary... More
  • PSAL won’t let Success Academy’s track squad compete
    Success Academy’s running battle with the Department of Education has spilled over into athletics. The charter operator’s high-school track squad can’t compete in public-school meets this year after they were denied recognition by the Public Schools Athletic League, officials said. More
  • Ex-Cuomo aide turned state senator likens Amazon deal to ‘bribe’
    A former aide to Gov. Cuomo who was just elected to the state Senate opposes the $2.8 billion incentive package given to Amazon to locate a new headquarters in Queens, likening it to bribery. “Government’s job should not be trying to bribe individual companies with subsidies, but making the investments only government can make to... More
  • Action is needed now to halt cataclysmic decline in global wildlife, says WWF report
    Conservationists have issued a demand for urgent international action after a major report uncovered an unprecedented crisis ... humanity itself. Only a global pact on the scale of the Paris ...
    10/30/2018 - 12:45 pm | View Link
  • We've lost 60 percent of animal populations since 1970. This generation may be last to save nature, report says
    America is among the countries using the most natural resources, according to a WWF map showing North America and Canada consuming more than seven global hectares per person. More: UN report: 'Unprece...
    10/30/2018 - 6:05 am | View Link
  • Climate change report is a “wake-up” call on 1.5°C warming
    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on Global ... Earth-system approach to weather, climate and water domains,” said WMO Chief Scientist, Professor Pavel Kabat. “Over l...
    10/8/2018 - 9:32 am | View Link
  • ‘Act now, idiots’: There’s just 12 years left to stop climate change, UN report warns
    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report shows unprecedented changes were needed across society to limit global warming to 1.5C above ... embrace the renewable energy revolution and ...
    10/7/2018 - 7:46 pm | View Link
  • U.N. report on global warming carries life-or-death warning
    Adding another 0.9 degrees on top of that — the looser global goal — essentially means a different and more challenging Earth for people and species ... it saw little chance of the needed adjustments ...
    10/7/2018 - 4:07 pm | View Link
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    11/10/2018 - 6:10 am | View Website
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    UN News produces daily news content in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Kiswahili, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish, and weekly programmes in Hindi, Urdu and Bangla. Our multimedia service, through this new integrated single platform, updates throughout the day, in text, audio and video – also making use of quality images and other media from across the UN system.
    11/10/2018 - 4:23 am | View Website
  • Global warming
    Global warming is a long-term rise in the average temperature of the Earth's climate system, an aspect of climate change shown by temperature measurements and by multiple effects of the warming. The term commonly refers to the mainly human-caused observed warming since pre-industrial times and its projected continuation, though there were also much earlier periods of global warming.
    11/10/2018 - 12:26 am | View Website
  • Report | Better Business, Better World
    The "Better Business, Better World" report shows how pursuing the Global Goals could raise trillions in new market opportunities in ways that extend prosperity to all.
    11/9/2018 - 6:29 pm | View Website
  • Global Risks 2011 Sixth Edition
    The World Economic Forum’s Risk Response Network. Global Risks 2011, Sixth Edition is a flagship product of the World Economic Forum’s new Risk Response Network (RRN).. The RRN is a unique platform for global decision-makers to better understand, manage and respond to complex and interdependent risks.
    11/9/2018 - 1:21 pm | View Website
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