This new WHO report charts down actions undertaken by countries to set targets, implement policies to address main shared and modifiable NCD risk factors – tobacco, unhealthy diet, physical inactivity and harmful use of alcohol.

Authored by NewClimate Institute and The Climate Group and powered by CDP data, ‘States, cities and businesses leading the way: a first look at decentralized climate commitments in the US’ shows that the US can already meet half of its climate commitments under the Paris Agreement by 2025, if the 342 commitments included in the analysis are imp

With nearly half the world’s population affected by water scarcity and demand for freshwater continuing to soar, a WWF report released at the 20th International Riversymposium in Brisbane shows how governments can successfully protect and restore river flows – helping to ensure sufficient water for people and nature.

The G20 has committed to phasing out inefficient fossil fuel subsidies. Such measures, intended to favour energy security or protect the poor from high fuel costs, encourage the extraction and wasteful consumption of fuels, undermine the competitiveness of renewable energy, and further aggravate climate change.

After steadily declining for over a decade, global hunger is on the rise again, affecting 815 million people in 2016, or 11 per cent of the global population, says a new edition of the annual United Nations report on world food security and nutrition.

Phasing out unprofitable coal plants could save US consumers US$10 billion a year by 2021 and boost the country’s competitiveness, finds a new report by Carbon Tracker. The financial think tank finds that by the mid-2020s it will be cheaper to build new combined cycle gas turbines (CCGT) than continue running 78% of existing coal power plants.

Article 13 of the Paris Agreement establishes a transparency mechanism to enhance the parties’ trust in the UN climate regime. But many states at present lack the institutional capacity to fully carry out their obligations under the Paris Agreement.

This document is a summary of a report, published by Greenpeace Germany, bringing together research generated from many studies demonstrating there are short-term and long-term health problems associated with exposure to nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and nitric oxide (NO).

The progress made by Nigeria and other countries in reducing extreme poverty and disease in recent decades is in jeopardy, according to an inaugural annual report by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

The car industry is on a collision course with action on climate climate change, said Greenpeace Germany transport expert, Andree Böhling. The transport sector will soon have to do without oil. Only manufacturers that rapidly switch to developing clean and efficient alternatives will survive this transition.

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