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Denpasar, Sep 25 (JEN): More that 42,000 people have been evacuated from areas around Mount Agung, an active volcano in Bali, reports said. more
Mitigating climate change impacts vital for sustainable future, Somali leader urges UN Assembly

New York, Sept 23(Just Earth News): Noting that countries across the globe – including his own – continue to pay a dear price for acts of terrorism and violent extremism, the Prime Minis ...

No time for scepticism, ‘but for decisive climate action,’ Ethiopia’s Prime Minister tells UN

New York, Sept 23(Just Earth News): Like many other countries, Ethiopia is dealing almost every day with the adverse impacts of climate change, its Prime Minister told the United Nations Gen ...

At UN, Cuba urges relief to assist storm-hit Caribbean; cites ‘setback’ in bilateral relations with US

New York, Sept 23(Just Earth News): In the wake of successive hurricanes Irma and Maria, which tore through the Caribbean and left communities in desperate conditions, Cuban Foreign Minister ...

‘No room for complacency’ when survival of future generations is at stake, Bhutan tells UN Assembly

New York, Sept 23(Just Earth News): Addressing global leaders at the 72nd annual general debate at the United Nations, the Prime Minister of Bhutan underscored that the impacts of climate ch ...

Healthy oceans, safe climate imperative for small islands to survive, Pacific island leaders tell UN

New York, Sept 21(Just Earth News): As the high-level segment of the United Nations General Assembly continued on Thursday, Baron Divavesi Waqa, President of Nauru, expressed deep sorrow and ...

Devastating ‘season of natural disasters’ demands action to address extreme weather events – Dominican Republic

New York, Sept 21(Just Earth News): Amid a “devastating season of natural disasters” in the region – widespread catastrophe that extends to Mexico, hit by two destructive earthquakes, ...

UN stands ready to assist following deadly earthquake in Mexico

New York, Sept 20(Just Earth News): Secretary-General António Guterres voiced sadness at the loss of life and damage resulting from the earthquake that occurred in Mexico on Tuesday, and ex ...

French initiative to create global environment pact deserves support, says Secretary-General

New York, Sept 20(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday urged global support for France’s initiative to create the first international legally bin ...

Leaders meeting at UN underscore need to fast-track climate action

New York, Sept 20(Just Earth News): Leaders from various levels of government, the private sector and civil society highlighted the need for climate action as they convened at United Nations ...