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Emma Farge

Climate battles are moving into the courtroom, and lawyers are getting creative

07 Jul 2020

LONDON/WASHINGTON/GENEVA Climate change may be having its day in court.

Siberia temperatures hit record for June as wildfires spread

07 Jul 2020

GENEVA/MOSCOW Temperatures in Arctic Siberia soared to a record average for June, more than 5 degrees Celsius (9°F) above normal, in a heat wave that is stoking some of the worst wildfires the region has ever known, European Union data showed on Tuesday.

World's e-waste 'unsustainable', says U.N. report citing China, India and U.S.

02 Jul 2020

NEW DELHI/GENEVA Across the river from Delhi's Red Fort, the grim neighbourhood of Seelampur lives off what consumers in the modern world throw away - their broken or obsolete electronic and electrical goods.

WHO warns some nations still face 'long, hard' battle with COVID-19

01 Jul 2020

GENEVA Nations who fail to use every mechanism available to combat the still-raging novel coronavirus will struggle to beat it, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. | Video

WHO warns some nations still face 'long, hard' battle with COVID-19

01 Jul 2020

GENEVA Nations who fail to use every mechanism available to combat the still-raging novel coronavirus will struggle to beat it, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. | Video

Global tourism stands to lose up to $3.3 trillion from COVID-19: U.N. study

01 Jul 2020

GENEVA Global tourism revenues are expected to fall by up to $3.3 trillion due to COVID-19 restrictions, with the United States standing to lose the most, according to a U.N. study published on Wednesday.

Deal on fisheries possible in 2020, WTO chair and official say

30 Jun 2020

GENEVA The World Trade Organization (WTO) aims to secure an agreement on cutting fisheries subsidies this year, the chair of the talks and a WTO official said on Tuesday, despite the cancellation of a major meeting due to COVID-19.

Deal on fisheries possible in 2020, WTO chair and official say

30 Jun 2020

GENEVA, June 30 The World Trade Organization (WTO) aims to secure an agreement on cutting fisheries subsidies this year, the chair of the talks and a WTO official said on Tuesday, despite the cancellation of a major meeting due to COVID-19.

Nigeria's WTO nominee says has 'strong support' from Africa

30 Jun 2020

GENEVA Nigeria's candidate to head the World Trade Organization (WTO) said she feels "strong support" from Africa and expects African leaders to unite behind one candidate as sources following the race said she is gaining broader backing.

Nigeria's WTO nominee says has "strong support" from Africa

30 Jun 2020

GENEVA, June 30 Nigeria's candidate to head the World Trade Organization (WTO) said she feels "strong support" from Africa and expects African leaders to unite behind one candidate as sources following the race said she is gaining broader backing.

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