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14 Mar 2016

Asserting India's stand in tackling climate change, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said same set of rules cannot be applied to all countries "uniformly" even as he identified poverty as the biggest challenge for environment.

07 Mar 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court sided with the Obama administration on Thursday in rebuffing a bid by 20 states to halt an Environmental Protection Agency rule to curb emissions of mercury and other toxic pollutants from power plants.

07 Mar 2016

It’s official: if you want to dramatically improve the quality of your life, move to Europe. That’s what the 18th annual Quality of Life survey from consulting firm Mercer suggests—cities in western Europe dominate the top of this year’s list of the world’s best cities to live in.

07 Mar 2016

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) celebrates today 50 years of working on the frontlines of global development.

In his Facebook post, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director Achim Steiner congratulated UNDP on its 50 years of work to end poverty and highlighted the many collaborative initiatives of the two sister agencies.

19 Feb 2016

More than 5,600 people have been evacuated after heavy rains brought floods to several districts in the state of Sarawak on the island of Borneo.