SAMOA: URGING SUSTAINABLE ACTION, UN OFFICIALS OPEN CONFERENCE BY LINKING SMALL ISLANDS TO GLOBAL ISSUES

New York Aug 31 2014 9:00PM     UN News Centre with breaking news from the UN News Service  Nukunonu Atoll seaside is one of the regions of the world vulnerable to the impact of the climate change. UN Photo/Ariane Rummery (file photo)   SAMOA: URGING SUSTAINABLE ACTION, UN OFFICIALS OPEN CONFERENCE …

UN News Centre: DATA REVOLUTION ADVISORY GROUP NAMED BY UN SECRETARY-GENERAL

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World Pulse: Sharing the Success of the 2013 Voices of Our Future Program!

Sharing the Success of the 2013 Voices of Our Future Program!   Donate | Subscribe Sharing the Success of the 2013 Voices of Our Future Program! Over the past six months, 31 audacious grassroots women have made the journey of a lifetime to become empowered leaders and loudspeakers for their communities. They …

Breaking News: US Revises GDP to Include Intangible Production and Services

July 31, 2013  ~ As of August 1st, 2013, the US Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) finally enters the 21st century.  GDP will now include much of the intangible production and services which make up some 70% of mature 21st century economies: software, R&D, entertainment, trademarks, copyrights, design and other …

[Climate Bonds] Breaking News: Korea Exp-Imp Bank issuing a 5yr AA3 GreenBond (benchmark size: $500m+). Books have just opened

[Climate Bonds] Breaking News: Korea Exp-Imp Bank issuing a 5yr AA3 GreenBond (benchmark size: $500m+). Books have just opened Books have just opened. Joint lead managers are SEB and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. This will mark the first climate bond out of Korea, coming out at a solid size …

Coalition confirms introduction of mandatory carbon reporting

BREAKING NEWS Coalition confirms introduction of mandatory carbon reporting Nick Clegg confirms companies listed on the London Stock Exchange will be required to report on their carbon emissions from next year READ» ALSO IN THE NEWS McDonald’s serves up hot new eco-uniform Wayne Hemingway designed uniform made from recyclable materials …

Queen’s Speech promises to deliver electricity market reforms

09 May 2012 BREAKING NEWS Queen’s Speech promises to deliver electricity market reforms Legislation to enable launch of Green Investment Bank also confirmed in annual agenda for next year of parliament READ» ALSO IN THE NEWS WWF leading corporate giants to epic carbon cuts Companies including Coca-Cola and IBM cut …

Green Investment Bank to begin lending from next April

BREAKING NEWS Clegg: Green Investment Bank to begin lending from next April Deputy prime minister confirms new bank will be fully independent and will start lending within 11 months READ» ALSO IN THE NEWS Australian climate change report bolsters Gillard’s carbon tax campaign Commission argues carbon sequestration alone will not …