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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. At the launch of the coalition last week

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Implementing Paris Agreement Could Save Governments USD 54 Trillion in Health Care – Report

UN Climate Change News, 5 March 2018 - Meeting the objectives of the Paris Climate Change Agreement by investing in low emissions technology would save governments around USD 54 trillion in health care costs by mid-century, leading medical experts say in a new report. Investing in the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions

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Pollution: 300 million children breathing toxic air – UNICEF report

Almost one in seven of the world’s children, 300 million, live in areas with the most toxic levels of outdoor air pollution – six or more times higher than international guidelines – reveals a new UNICEF report. Clear the Air for Children uses satellite imagery to show for the first time

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