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New York, Nov 18(Just Earth News): The United Nations Climate Conference (COP23) wrapped up on Friday in Bonn, Germany, with delegations expressing a renewed sense of urgency and a need for greater ambition to tackle climate change.

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Bonn: Climate engineering is risky, but should be explored, experts say at UN conference

New York, Nov 17 (Just Earth News): Climate engineering, or climate intervention, is risky but needs to be explored as a supplement – not as a 'Plan B' – to greenho ...

Bonn: Initiative to increase insurance coverage for climate-related disasters launched at UN conference

New York, Nov 14(Just Earth News): On the heels of one of the worst – and most costly – Atlantic hurricane seasons, a global initiative was launched on Wednesday at the Uni ...

Bonn: Financing for low-carbon, climate-resilient future takes center stage at UN climate conference

New York, Nov 14(Just Earth News): The urgent need to raise the finances to meet the funding goals of the Paris Agreement, especially to support action by developing countries, took ce ...

Bonn: UN climate conference set to recognize the role of women in climate action

New York, Nov 13(Just Earth News): With the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 23), in Bonn, Germany, entering its final week of negotiations, the Fiji Presidency on Monday ...

Costa Rica rocked by 6.5M quake

San Jose, Nov 13 (JEN): A 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck Costa Rica on Sunday night, reports said.

Over 200 people killed as 7.3M earthquake strikes Iraq-Iran border

Baghdad/Tehran, Nov 13 (JEN): Over 200 people have died after a quake with magnitude 7.3 struck the border region of Iraq and Iran, local Mehr news agency reported.

7.3M earthquake strikes Iraq-Iran border, kills at least 130 people

Baghdad/Tehran, Nov 13 (JEN): At least 130 people have died after a 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit the border region between Iraq and Iran, reports said.

Bonn: new efforts announced at UN climate conference to push for further, faster climate action

New York, Nov 11(Just Earth News): Cities, the transport sector and ocean advocates today announced a number of new initiatives to push for further, faster climate action, at the Unite ...

In wake of ‘Paradise Papers’ leak, UN experts urge States to take action against corporate tax fraud

New York, Nov 12 (Just Earth News): Ratings agencies must downgrade businesses responsible for unethical practices such as tax evasion carried out through off-shore-registered companie ...