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Wastewater Management – A UN-Water Analytical Brief

Wastewater Management- A UN-Water Analytical Brief coverOnly 20 per cent of global wastewater is currently being treated, leaving low-income countries hardest hit by contaminated water supplies and disease, according to a UN report which encourages governments to see treated wastewater as a valuable resource, and a priority for the post-2015 development agenda. With urban populations estimated to double in the next four decades, and low-income countries possessing only Continue reading

2001-2010 decade was the warmest on record: WMO report

Sea lions at Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon, in southeast Iceland.  29 June 2013 IcelandThe world experienced unprecedented high-impact climate extremes during the 2001-2010 decade, which was the warmest since the start of modern measurements in 1850 and continued an extended period of pronounced global warming. More national temperature records were reported broken than in any previous decade Continue reading