Climate inaction puts lives on the line: WMO

Insufficient progress towards climate goals is slowing down the global fight against poverty, hunger and deadly diseases, according to a report released on Thursday by the UN World Meteorological Organization (WMO). https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2023/09/1140742
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Climate inaction puts lives on the line: WMO
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World News in Brief: Warmest January on record, Sudan diplomacy push, catching childhood cancer early

World News in Brief: Warmest January on record, Sudan diplomacy push, catching childhood cancer early

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In the battle to slow global warming, January was the hottest month on record according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) on Thursday.

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World getting a ‘failing grade’ on Global Goals report card

World getting a ‘failing grade’ on Global Goals report card

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Water-related hazards dominate list of 10 most destructive disasters

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Against the backdrop of a rapidly changing global climate, water-related hazards top the list of natural disasters with the highest human losses in the past 50 years, according to a new report by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).