Saturday, January 29, 2022

Tag: UN

Life below water—the UN calls for action on ocean protection

Ahead of World Oceans Day 2021 and the second UN Ocean Conference next year, UN officials stressed the need for ‘clear, transformative and actionable’ solutions to the ocean crisis.

UN report finds world leaders fall short of meeting Paris Agreement...

They have so far continued to make choices that push them further away from targets they agreed upon five years ago to protect the climate and their citizens.

The rightful owners of a key island military base for the...

The Chagos Archipelago belongs to the country of Mauritius; it’s not a bargaining chip for the American empire.

What does it take to destroy a world order?

Climate change, if not brought under some kind of control, threatens to create a new and eternally cataclysmic planet on which the very word “order” may lose its traditional meaning.

US and Hungary only two nations to vote no on helping...

"While the vote does not represent a formal withdrawal from the Compact, it does send a signal that the wealthiest country the world intends to abdicate global leadership in working towards the Compact's objectives."

UN overwhelmingly votes for resolution denouncing 58-year U.S. embargo against Cuba

The two nations to vote against it were the U.S. and its ally, Israel, while Ukraine and Moldova simply did not vote.

What, me worry?

Trump responds to a stark UN panel warning on climate change.

Paris climate agreement becomes official international law

The Paris agreement seeks to create a more transparent system that will allow the public to monitor how well goals are met by each country as climate change progress is made.

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How an undercover cop set back a climate movement

There had to have been some who were suspicious of Mark ‘Flash’ Stone when he first joined UK activists fighting climate change...

Wealthy progressives back primaries against Dems tanking party agenda

A group of wealthy progressives announced Thursday that it will support primary challenges against Rep. Henry Cuellar, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, and other...

New reports allege Texas oil and gas regulator’s lax enforcement

When a Canadian company started drilling for oil and gas near Jim and Sue Franklin’s ranch in a small Permian Basin town...

How the U.S. transportation system fuels inequality

For decades, the federal government has allocated about four times as much funding to roadways as it has to public transit such...

US staged a coup in Ukraine – here’s why and how

The truth about the coup in Ukraine is that it hasn’t benefited anyone other than the warmongers.