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Climate change? What's that?

About 40 per cent of adults worldwide have never heard of climate change, according to a new report.
from 2degrees on Aug 4, 2015.
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South Asian floods crisis 'has only just begun'

Widespread flooding in India, Myanmar and Bangladesh has left tens of thousands of people homeless and without access to basic necessities such as clean water and food.
from ActionAid on Aug 4, 2015.

Myanmar children face ‘double catastrophe’, says Unicef

Vulnerable children in Myanmar face a "double catastrophe" as floods add to hardships faced by poor children and those recovering from violence and conflict, the U|N warns.
from UNICEF on Aug 4, 2015.

Praise for inclusion of ending violence against women in the SDGs

Implementation is now vital following inclusion of the elimination of violence against women in the proposed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), says an international NGO.
from ActionAid on Aug 4, 2015.

World’s glaciers melting faster than ever, report researchers

The current rate of glacier melt around the world is unprecedented in recorded history, new research by the World Glacier Monitoring Service demonstrates.
from Encvironment News Service on Aug 4, 2015.
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Will the Beijing Winter Olympics win green gold?

Beijing has been chosen to host the 2022 Winter Olympics. Lew Blaustein looks at the environmental credentials of the Chinese capital's bid.
from China Dialogue on Aug 4, 2015.

Development: money for nothing

A global tax regulatory body to finance the SDGs could have rescued the international conference in Ethiopia. But the culture of privilege again won over the culture of equality.
from Down to Earth on Aug 4, 2015.
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NGO tries to improve poor Cambodians’ deaths

For six years, a Taiwanese NGO has been offering unusual aid to Cambodia – building facilities for villages too poor to effectively cremate their dead.
from Phnom Penh Post on Aug 3, 2015.
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