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Floods in East Africa Affected 3.6 Mln People – OCHA

25 October 2020

At least 3.6 million people were impacted by floods and landslides across large swathes of East Africa since June.

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Japan Yet to Decide on Fukushima Low Radioactive Water’s Disposal Method – PM

25 October 2020

Japan’s government has not yet decided on how to dispose of the low radioactive water stored in the damaged Fukushima I nuclear power plant, ...

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39 Dead, Thousands Displaced in Cambodia Floods

23 October 2020

At least 39 people have died and over 483,000 people were impacted as heavy rains triggered floods and landslides in 19 provinces of Cambodia.

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Statement by Royal Office

22 October 2020

Here follows a statement by the Royal Office: “As part of the monitoring of major projects and strategic projects, His Majesty King Mohammed VI, ...

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Environmental Factors behind 15 per cent of Deaths across Mediterranean, New UN Report Reveals

22 October 2020

Nairobi – Around 15 per cent of deaths in the Mediterranean are attributable to preventable environmental factors, a new UN Environment Programme (UNEP) report ...

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State of Nature Report Points to Decline of Protected Species in Europe

20 October 2020

Decline of protected habitats and species still continues, caused mostly by intensive agriculture, urbanization, unsustainable forestry activities and changes to freshwater habitats.

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40% of World’s Population Lack Hand-washing Facilities at Home

15 October 2020

Billions of people around the world do not have ready access to a place to do it, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on ...

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Shift Needed from What Weather Will Be, to ‘What Weather Will Do’

13 October 2020

Extreme weather and climate events have increased in frequency, intensity and severity as a result of climate change...

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‘Staggering’ Rise in Climate Emergencies in Last 20 years, UN Disaster Report

12 October 2020

Geneva – The first 20 years of this century have seen a “staggering” rise in climate disasters with reported disasters jumping from just over ...

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IEA Highlights Morocco’s ‘Impressive’ Achievements in Energy Transitions

09 October 2020

Paris – The International Energy Agency (IEA) has highlighted Morocco’s “impressive” achievements in energy transitions. In its “North Africa’s pathways to clean energy transitions” ...

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