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New York, Aug 17 (Just Earth News): UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed Patricia Espinosa as the new Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in May this year. more
NASA analysis finds July 2016 is warmest on record

California, Aug 17 (Just Earth News): July 2016 was the warmest July in 136 years of modern record-keeping, according to a monthly analysis of global temperatures by scientists at NASA†...

Ban congratulates Kazakhstan on its signing of the Paris Agreement on climate change

New York, Aug 4 (Just Earth News): In a meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan, Erlan Idrissov, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon congratulated the country on ...

IMD releases July rainfall data and Aug-Sep forecast

New Delhi, Aug 2 (Just earth news): The India Meteorological Department (IMD), on Tuesday, released the latest data on the rainfall during June-July of 2016.

UN warns of more heatwave deaths as climate change pushes up temperatures

New York, July 28 (Just Earth News): Warning of a possible rise in heatwave deaths due to climate change, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) on Thursday called fo ...

2016 on pace to be hottest year ever as climate change trends reach ‘new climax’– UN

New York, July 22 (Just Earth News): Global temperatures for the first six months of this year reached new highs, setting 2016 on track to be the hottest-ever on record, the United Nations w ...

UN chief invites leaders to fast-track ratification of Paris climate deal

New York, July 21 (Just Earth News): Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is urging world leaders to ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change and speed up the process to restrict greenhouse gas ...

Ban urges burden-sharing, solidarity to combat effects of El Niño and mitigate climate change

New York, July 20 (Just Earth News): The lives and livelihoods of more than 60 million people around the world have been turned upside down by the extreme weather events linked to the El Ni ...

NASA scientists to discuss 2016 climate trends, impacts

California, July 18 (Just Earth News) : Climate experts from NASA will discuss recent trends in global temperatures and Arctic sea ice, as well as research now underway to better understand ...

In China, Ban highlights country’s leadership on sustainable development, climate change

New York, July 8 (Just Earth News): In China on Thursday, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon highlighted the country’s relationship with the Organization, noting in particul ...