Tagged: UN

Death, devastation and climate discussions 0

Death, devastation and climate discussions

Today’s two main topics are closely related, and this albeit they are taking place thousands of kilometers apart. The first one is of course the Typhoon Haiyan / Yolanda that left death and devastation...

World hunger keeps on decreasing 0

World hunger keeps on decreasing

According to the UN Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) , there are currently one hungry person out of eight on this planet. This represents 842 million people, or around twelve percent of the global...

COP 18 was another major disappointment 0

COP 18 was another major disappointment

Last week COP18 ended in Doha, Qatar. As always, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has failed in addressing the climate crisis. With the various commitments made there, we are on...

HFCs rising use could accelerate global warming 0

HFCs rising use could accelerate global warming

To CleanTechies : ” The increased use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in the production of refrigerators, air conditioners, and other products could play a significant role in accelerating global warming “ The United Nations Environmental...