This week in climate news - 10 December 2017

The most popular articles from the past week.

Careless disposal of antibiotics could produce ‘ferocious superbugs,’ UN environment experts warn

Growing antimicrobial resistance linked to the discharge of drugs and some chemicals into the environment is one of the most worrying health threats today, according to new research from the United Nations that highlights emerging challenges and solutions in environment. »
5 December 2017, 21:20 - UN - Search similar - Email

Caring for the planet starts with ‘the ground we walk on;’ UN says on World Soil Day

Soil is a major carbon storage system, essential for sustainable agriculture and climate change mitigation, the United Nations agriculture agency said Tuesday, launching on World Soil Day a comprehensive global map showing the amount of carbon stocks contained in soil. »
5 December 2017, 21:20 - UN - Search similar - Email

Rapid, large-scale, coordinated action needed to beat pollution – UN chief

Noting the severity of the threats posed by pollution to both people and the planet, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres highlighted the need for rapid, large-scale and coordinated action by all actors to make the world pollution-free. »
5 December 2017, 02:50 - UN - Search similar - Email

Global warming may be more severe than expected by 2100: study

World temperatures could rise 15 percent more than expected this century, obliging governments to make deeper cuts in greenhouse gas emissions to limit global warming, scientists said on Wednesday. »
6 December 2017, 19:50 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Environmental injustice is rising in America. And minorities and the poor pay the price | Mustafa Santiago Ali

When you intentionally dismantle and deconstruct these basic environmental protections, you are placing the lives of vulnerable people at risk. »
4 December 2017, 12:50 - guardian - Search similar - Email

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