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A How-To Manual for Large Cities to Build Climate Resilience

A How-To Manual for Large Cities to Build Climate Resilience

NEW YORK, New York, August 6, 2008 (ENS) – With eight of the world’s 10 largest cities located near rivers or seas and exposed to such climate hazards as flooding, sea level rise, and hurricanes, a United Nations-World Bank report released today offers advice on how to make these population centers more resistant to the…

Who Cares About Green Issues in Iran?

Who Cares About Green Issues in Iran?

TEHRAN, Iran, July 18, 2008 (ENS) – Environmental campaigners in Iran are deeply pessimistic about the authorities’ commitment to protecting natural habitats. But some hope is offered by grassroots initiatives where local communities have taken it upon themselves to look after wildlife. The religious and political leaders who have governed Iran since the 1979 revolution…