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The GA First Committee

Page | April 11, 2006 at 0:08

The problems of the world are too numerous to be discussed by the whole General Assembly of the United Nations. Therefore, the global agenda is divided into to six groups or clusters, which are discussed in six Main Committees. The First...

Say no to war and yes to peace

Hub | April 11, 2006 at 0:08

Conference on Disarmament

Page | April 11, 2006 at 0:07

The Conference on Disarmament (CD) in Geneva now includes 66 states. It was established in 1979 as the world's sole multilateral disarmament negotiating forum and successfully negotiated the Chemical Weapons Convention (1992) and the...

Climate voices

Page | March 16, 2006 at 22:45

The real meaning of climate change can not be fully grasped from scientific charts and equations alone; one needs to hear the stories of those who are living through it, grappling with its implications, and struggling to find ways to halt it.

Ocean circulation

Page | March 16, 2006 at 22:44

The water in our world's oceans is always moving - pulled by tides, blown by waves, and slowly circulating around the globe by the force of the Great Ocean Conveyor Belt (aka thermohaline circulation). The Conveyor is powered by differences is...

Extreme weather

Page | March 16, 2006 at 22:43

There is strong evidence that extreme weather events - such as hurricanes, floods, droughts and heat waves - are increasing because of climate change. In fact, the Financial Initiative of the UN Environment Program (UNEP) recently calculated...

Health, food and water

Page | March 16, 2006 at 22:32

Habitat loss

Page | March 16, 2006 at 22:31

Glaciers

Page | March 16, 2006 at 22:27

Glaciers are more than just magnificent landscapes of ice and snow. Around the world they act as frozen reservoirs providing water for billions of people, as well as animals and plants.

Climate change and agriculture in New Zealand

Publication | November 2, 2005 at 0:00

Climate change is the most serious environmental problem facing the planet and the sector that will suffer the most is agriculture. Even now, effects are being felt in New Zealand and globally, but its only a taste of things to come. Impacts...

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