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June 23, 2017

World’s largest coal company to retire 37 mines in India

The largest coal mining company in the world, Coal India, has announced plans to decommission a total of 37 mines which are no longer economically viable […]
June 20, 2017

A million people demand a global ban on single-use plastic at UN Oceans Conference

6 June 2017 – Today, an Avaaz petition signed by more than one million people to phase-out single use plastic worldwide within the next five years will […]
June 20, 2017

G7 throws weight behind sustainable finance movement

Bologna, 12 June 2017 – The G7 today joined the G20, other countries and markets in throwing its weight behind a growing movement to turn the power […]
June 2, 2017

Trump will announce plans to withdraw from Paris climate accord

President Donald Trump will announce that the United States is withdrawing from the Paris climate change agreement, according to media reports citing congressional officials and others […]
June 2, 2017

World Reacts to Trump Exiting Paris Agreement

(1st June 2017) As Donald Trump finally announced his long-awaited decision for the U.S. to withdraw from the Paris Agreement, civil society representatives and social movement […]
May 29, 2017

Manchester bomber was ‘likely’ acting with others: minister

The attack on a Manchester pop concert that killed 22 people was “likely” the work of more than one person, British interior minister Amber Rudd said […]
May 15, 2017


20 million people are at risk of starvation in worst humanitarian crisis since World War II Story by United Nations Development ProgrammeApril 21st, 2017   Northeast […]
April 26, 2017

Yemen: a nation on the brink of famine

Yemen is considered one of four countries in the world currently facing the threat of famine. Over two years of continuous war have created the conditions […]