Environment/Science
New York, Aug 21 (JEN): Deteriorating water quality worldwide is slashing the economic potential of heavily polluted areas, according to a new World Bank report, released on Tuesday. It also warns that the “invisible crisis of water quality” is threatening human and environmental well-being. more
Billions globally lack ‘water, sanitation and hygiene’, new UN report spells out

New York, June 18 (JEN):  Some 2.2 billion people around the world do not have safely-managed drinking water, while 4.2 billion go without safe sanitation services and three billion ...

UN forum to coordinate global efforts to address worsening water shortages

New York: With extreme weather costing hundreds of billions a year and fears that by 2050, one in four people will be living in a country affected by severe water shortages, a global conf ...

Bonn: New initiatives in energy, water and agriculture sectors announced at UN Climate Conference

New York, Nov 11(Just Earth News): New commitments and initiatives in energy, water and agriculture sectors were announced on Friday, at the United Nations Climate Conference (COP23) in Bonn ...

World Meteorological Day celebrates importance of clouds for weather, climate and water

New York, Mar 24 (Just Earth News): Clouds inspire art and thought, but few natural phenomena are as important to weather, climate or water, the United Nations meteorological agency on Thurs ...

Safe water now available for hundreds of thousands affected by Hurricane Matthew – UNICEF

New York, Jan 6 (Just Earth News): Responding to the humanitarian needs in Haiti, which witnessed massive destruction by Hurricane Matthew in early October last year, the United Nations Chil ...

MARRAKECH: UN conference spotlights water, the ‘first victim’ of climate change, as part of the solution

New York, Nov 10 (Just Earth News): In a first for United Nations climate change conferences, a special day was devoted to action on water issues, providing stakeholders gathered in Marrakec ...

Conservation of water essential, Indian farmers can do wonder with it : PM Modi

Jamnagar, Gujarat, Aug 30 (Just Earth News) : Stressing the need for conservation of water, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said it is one thing Indian farmers can do wonder with.

Greater cooperation needed to tackle poor air quality and other health threats in pan-European region: UN

New York, June 9 (Just Earth News):Air pollution, climate change, unhealthy lifestyles and disconnection between people and the environment are increasingly affecting human health in the pan ...

Bokaro River Drinking Water Project based on Rainwater Harvesting inaugurated

Jharkhand, June 3 (Just Earth News): The Bokaro River Drinking Water Project based on Rainwater Harvesting in the State of Jharkhand was inaugurated at West Bokaro on Friday.