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Australia Supports WFP Multi-Purpose Cash Assistance In Mosul

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24-7, English, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, United Nations, World Health Organisation  /  Comments Off on Australia Supports WFP Multi-Purpose Cash Assistance In Mosul

MIL OSI United Nations – Source: World Food Programme Headline: Australia Supports WFP Multi-Purpose Cash Assistance In Mosul BAGHDAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed a contribution of AUD$4 million (approximately US$3 million) from the Government of Australia to provide multi-purpose cash assistance for almost 23,000 displaced Iraqis affected by conflict in […]

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Giant iceberg breaks off Antarctica

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24-7, Americas, Climate, English, Europe, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, United Nations  /  Comments Off on Giant iceberg breaks off Antarctica

MIL OSI United Nations – Source: United Nations Headline: Giant iceberg breaks off Antarctica (This July 12 story corrects name of vessel in eighth paragraph and year it sank) By Nina Chestney LONDON (Reuters) – One of the biggest icebergs on record has broken away from Antarctica, scientists said on Wednesday, creating an extra hazard […]

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‘Expect more turbulence’: Five ways climate change will affect air travel

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24-7, Americas, Climate, English, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on ‘Expect more turbulence’: Five ways climate change will affect air travel

MIL OSI United Nations – It’s an inconvenient truth that jetting off to foreign shores for your holidays directly contributes to the very climate change that, according to some scientists, could have a considerable impact on aviation. From longer flight times and more expensive plane tickets to an increase in turbulence, here are five ways […]

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‘The island is being eaten’: how climate change is threatening the Torres Strait

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24-7, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, English, Environment, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Security, United Nations  /  Comments Off on ‘The island is being eaten’: how climate change is threatening the Torres Strait

MIL OSI United Nations – Torres Strait residents face being forced from their homes by climate change, as their islands are lost to rising seas. On Boigu Island, the most northerly inhabited island in Australia, just six kilometres from Papua New Guinea, the community’s cemetery faces inundation and roads are being washed into the sea. […]

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Trump set for climate confrontation in Paris

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24-7, Americas, China, Climate, Economics, English, Environment, Europe, France, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, Security, United Nations, United States of America  /  Comments Off on Trump set for climate confrontation in Paris

MIL OSI United Nations – Source: United Nations Headline: Trump set for climate confrontation in Paris President Trump’s visit to Paris this week will put him face-to-face with French President Emmanuel Macron, perhaps Europe’s loudest critic of his climate agenda.  Macron has issued a series of provocative statements against Trump’s decision to renege on the […]

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Cities And States Take The Lead With New Paris Agreement Pledge

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24-7, Americas, Climate, English, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, United Nations, United States of America  /  Comments Off on Cities And States Take The Lead With New Paris Agreement Pledge

MIL OSI United Nations – Cities And States Take The Lead With New Paris Agreement Pledge By MIL OSI Publisher  /  July 13, 2017  /   Source: United Nations Headline: Cities And States Take The Lead With New Paris Agreement Pledge Good news and real leadership are here, just when we need them most, as a […]

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Solar Expert Predicts Tesla Will Be a “Game-Changer” for Clean Energy

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24-7, Americas, Economics, English, Environment, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, United Nations  /  Comments Off on Solar Expert Predicts Tesla Will Be a “Game-Changer” for Clean Energy

MIL OSI United Nations – Source: United Nations Headline: Solar Expert Predicts Tesla Will Be a “Game-Changer” for Clean Energy The Shape of Solar When Tesla announced their intention to acquire SolarCity in June of 2016, the electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer’s stock plummeted. Shares dropped as much as 10 percent, and the company’s value took […]

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Why a Warming Arctic May Be Causing Colder U.S. Winters

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24-7, Americas, Climate, English, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, United Nations, Weather  /  Comments Off on Why a Warming Arctic May Be Causing Colder U.S. Winters

MIL OSI United Nations – Headline: Why a Warming Arctic May Be Causing Colder U.S. Winters View Images A piece of ice breaks from Juneau’s Mendenhall Glacier in Alaska. Photograph by Pete McBride, National Geographic Creative When a U.S. Republican senator threw a snowball onto the Senate floor in late February of 2015, he used […]

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Melting Ice Sheets Are Releasing Toxins in Our Water — Bacteria Could Take Some of That Out of Play

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24-7, Climate, English, Environment, Europe, Germany, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, United Nations  /  Comments Off on Melting Ice Sheets Are Releasing Toxins in Our Water — Bacteria Could Take Some of That Out of Play

MIL OSI United Nations – Headline: Melting Ice Sheets Are Releasing Toxins in Our Water — Bacteria Could Take Some of That Out of Play Melting Ice Sheets Are Releasing Toxins in Our Water — Bacteria Could Take Some of That Out of Play Windborne microbes shifting in the snows of the great ice sheet […]

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Disaster resilience is a core business issue

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24-7, Americas, Climate, English, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, UNISDR Disaster Risk Reduction, United Nations  /  Comments Off on Disaster resilience is a core business issue

MIL OSI United Nations – Source: UNISDR Disaster Risk Reduction Headline: Disaster resilience is a core business issue Hazards such as floods are a key test for the resilience of businesses and the communities of which they are part (Photo: Australian Business Roundtable) By Jonathan Fowler GENEVA, 13 July 2017 – Businesses of all sizes […]

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UNODC Chief welcomes Japan’s decision to join crime and corruption conventions

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24-7, English, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, United Nations, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime  /  Comments Off on UNODC Chief welcomes Japan’s decision to join crime and corruption conventions

MIL OSI United Nations – Source: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Headline: UNODC Chief welcomes Japan’s decision to join crime and corruption conventions Vienna, 12 July 2017 – “I warmly welcome the decision of Japan to become a party to both the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC) and the UN Convention […]

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Close of World Heritage Committee session in Krakow, after inscription of 21 new sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24-7, English, Europe, France, Germany, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, United Nations  /  Comments Off on Close of World Heritage Committee session in Krakow, after inscription of 21 new sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List

MIL OSI United Nations – Source: United Nations 4 Headline: Close of World Heritage Committee session in Krakow, after inscription of 21 new sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List Krakow, Poland, 12 July—The World Heritage Committee, meeting in Krakow since 2 July, closed its annual session today. During the session, the Committee inscribed 21 new […]

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