The UN asks Pope to fight for water

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Writing to Pope Francis, FAO’s Director-General has pointed to the need to safeguard the world’s water resources so that they can benefit every person in every country. “Access to clean water and sanitation is essential for life, and it is the basis for maintaining a healthy life and helping millions of people out of poverty […]

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Bold Energy Efficiency Program Would Save $1.3 Trillion

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A comprehensive new report released today by the national advocacy group Food & Water Watch in the United States demonstrates the immense role improved building energy efficiency standards can and must play in any effective climate change policy. The report focuses on what is by far the largest source of energy demand in the country, 40 percent, related to […]

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Hotels in Ireland offer guests electric cars to rent

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EasyGo.ie, Ireland’s first privately-owned electric vehicle (EV) charging network, yesterday unveiled Ireland’s most advanced, publicly-available DC charger at the Four Seasons Hotel in Monaghan. The successful installation marks the first deployment of a rapid charger in Ireland on a new site in some time, and the first deployment of a 50kW DC public charger on […]

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Top 5 Luxury Hotels in Riyadh

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Riyadh is the capital of Saudi Arabia. It is one of the most modern and contemporary cities in the Kingdom. The city has a high volume of travellers passing through it, both for business and leisure. Being the torchbearer of contemporary luxury in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the hospitality of the hotels in the […]

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The UN’s latest reports and numbers for World Water Day

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Access to water and sanitation is internationally recognized human right. Yet more than two billion people lack even the most basic of services. The latest United Nations World Water Development Report, Leaving No One Behind, explores the symptoms of exclusion and investigates ways to overcome inequalities. The report will be launched in Geneva, Switzerland, on 19 […]

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Join the American national day of unplugging in March

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Reboot’s National Day of Unplugging, an annual call for a 24-hour tech break, was launched as the smartphone was just emerging into popular use. Now celebrating its 10th year on March 1-2, the National Day of Unplugging has been a leading voice for the unplugging movement and is needed more than ever.  “Unplugging from your phone and computer […]

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How to Maximize Trade Platinum CFDs

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Platinum is among the most expensive metals in the world. Like gold and silver, platinum is rare and falls into the category of precious metals. The Mayans once used platinum in jewellery. The shiny, silvery-white metal as resistant to corrosion as gold. Today Platinum is used extensively for jewellery. Its main use, however, is in catalytic converters for cars, trucks and buses. […]

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40,000 runners marathon around Tel Aviv’s architecture and white sand

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The Middle East can get very hot, but winters are mild, like Spring in New York City –– the perfect weather for long distance running. Some 40,000 runners, with 2,500 from abroad, participated in Israel’s biggest sporting event of the year. International guests included participants from China, Germany, Poland, Russia, US, UK, Italy, France and […]

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Napa Valley and its joys

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Napa Valley is one of those places you have to visit. For many families, the escape into wine country nestled in the heart of nature. Napa Valley is easy to get into, offers you a proper chance at living high like the richest of the rich with home rentals Napa and with many places for […]

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Iran bans dog walking

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In some Middle Eastern cities, the governments embrace dog walking, dog loving and dog everything. It seems like there are more dog parks than people parks in some areas of Tel Aviv, but if you live in Iran, watch out. Taking your dog out for a spin might land you in jail. The country’s totalitarian […]

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A new method of measuring how forests moderate the climate gets tested under extreme conditions

The tower at Yatir research station gives scientists a unique opportunity to study how forests respond to hear A dry seasonal heat wave, known as a hamsin in Israel, usually sends residents indoors to the air conditioning. But a group of researchers from Austria, Germany and Italy made a special trip to Israel’s Negev desert early last […]

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