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According to the sixth report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change1 approved on February 27, 2022, to evaluate the risks of climate change caused by human activities; increasing heatwaves, droughts, and floods have already exceeded the tolerance limits of plants and animals, causing mass death to species such asContinue Reading

UN General Assembly declares access to clean and healthy environment a universal human right |

The resolution, based on a similar text adopted last year by the Human Rights Council, calls upon States, international organisations, and business enterprises to scale up efforts to ensure a healthy environment for all.  The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, welcomed the ‘historic’ decision and said the landmark development demonstrates that MemberContinue Reading

General Assembly Finishes Session with Numerous Environmental Wins

PROVIDENCE — State lawmakers wrapped up the 2022 General Assembly session last week, in what proved to be a particularly fruitful year for environmental legislation. Over the past few months legislators quietly passed a number of long-standing environmental priorities that before this year died an annual death from “held forContinue Reading

Plastics Pact, Wildfires Top UN Environment Assembly Agenda

NAIROBI, Kenya, February 28, 2022 (ENS) – The world’s foremost environmental decision-making body, the United Nations Environment Assembly, opens its annual meeting today in Nairobi. For the next three days, representatives of the 193 UN Member States, business, civil society and environmental leaders from around the world will gather in-personContinue Reading

Environment Is Not An Issue in the Punjab Assembly Polls

Assembly elections are being held in five states of the country in 2022, including Punjab. Voting for the Punjab Assembly elections is scheduled for February 20. All the political parties are campaigning vigorously and these political parties have come up with various promises and claims to woo the voters. TheContinue Reading