General Climate News

UN Launches New Coalition on Health, Environment and Climate Change The UN has launched a new global coalition on health, environment and climate change to reduce the annual 12.6 million deaths caused by environmental risks, and especially air pollution. The heads of the World Health Organization (WHO), UN Environment and World Meteorological Organization (WMO) came together for the initiative.
United Nations Climate Change, Friday 1 June 2018
Impact of climate change on French tributaries of the Rhine: updating future flows Spread across 9 countries, the Rhine river basin faces significant challenges in relation to managing floods and water resources. Irstea has published an estimate of future flows for the French section of the Rhine, updated using the latest IPCC climate projections. This data is key to predicting any adjustments that will be needed across this pan-European river basin.
National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture (Irstea), Sunday 27 May 2018
Low carbon economy can generate millions of new jobs Twenty-four million new jobs will be created globally by 2030 if the right policies to promote a greener economy are put in place, a new report by the International Labor Organization (ILO) estimates.
Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC), Wednesday 23 May 2018