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Five big outcomes from Climate Week and the General Assembly

Last week brought significant progress on the climate action and sustainable development agendas.
from World Resources Institute on Sep 29, 2016.
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Reports call for Honduran hydroelectric project lenders to pull out

The Dutch development bank FMO has promised to pull out of a controversial Honduran hydroelectric project and is urged "not to pass this flawed project to another lender".
from Both ENDS, Centre for Research on Multinational Organisations on Sep 30, 2016.

Zuma instructs South African police to 'deal with fees mayhem'

President Jacob Zuma has instructed security and law chiefs to "deal with the mayhem" that is destroying South Africa's universities.
from News24 on Sep 30, 2016.

Unicef more than doubles its appeal for Nigeria aid

The UN CHildren's Fund has revised its humanitarian appeal for Nigeria from $55m to $115m to help an additional 750,000 people in conflict-affected northeast areas.
from UNICEF on Sep 30, 2016.

Global warming flashpoint could be reached by 2050, warn scientists

The threshold for the world to avoid the worst effects of climate change could be reached as soon as 2050, say seven top climate scientists.
from FEU-US on Sep 29, 2016.
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Taking stock of Africa's livestock emissions

The debate over the amount of livestock emissions contributing to global greenhouse gases has always been contentious. Now it's warmed up again.
from Down to Earth on Sep 30, 2016.

UN Peacekeeping: In search of a 21st century mandate

UN peacekeeping operations are still dogged by accusations of gross failure.
from New Internationalist on Sep 30, 2016.
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Zimbabwean scientists fight to preserve national academy

Following years of chronic funding shortages and political neglect, the Zimbabwe Academy of Science is on its knees and has pleaded for support from the large Zimbabwean diaspora.
from Nature on Sep 29, 2016.
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