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Hopes fading for woman UN Secretary-General

Antonio Guterres, who had served as UN High Commissioner for Refugees for 10 years, has emerged as the front-runner in the first two rounds of informal voting. IMAGE: Antonio Guterres, the......

A requiem for Rio in Paris

The net effect of the Paris agreement for India is a sense of resignation that we cannot gain much from international cooperation either in the form of technology or funding. Without any mandatory......

Climate Change: Looking for hope beyond Lima conference

With the weaker-than-expected agreement at the recent Climate Change Conference at Lima, there is an urgent need to highlight endeavours in civil society and business for a sustainable global......

Peru Summit: Over 190 nations negotiate historic climate deal

The 12-day meeting has to agree on a draft agreement which would form the cornerstone of a historic deal to be signed in Paris in December 2015 and take effect by 2020. Image: Street performers......

Mumbai, Kolkata most vulnerable to climate change: Govt

India's populous coastal cities Mumbai and Kolkata are most vulnerable to loss of life and properties due to coastal flooding in the second half of the century, the government has said quoting a UN......

How Obama has curbed the carbon emission menace

The United States has announced it will reduce carbon dioxide emissions from coal power plants to 30 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030.   Many have begun celebrating it as a giant move......
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How António Guterres adds heft to the office of UN Secretary-General

António Guterres, the new United Nations Secretary-General, will become the first person to hold the office after having held the top job in his... ...
A woman will not lead the U.N. now, but equality fight continues

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UN officials optimistic of Paris climate accord's entry into force by year's end

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UN climate body chief

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Christiana Figueres withdraws from race for UN Secretary General post

Former UN Framework Convention for Climate Change (UNFCCC) Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres withdrew from the race for the UN Secretary... ...

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