Tag Archives: United Nations

Fire fighters air worries after IPCC’s ‘atlas of human suffering’

The country’s firefighters, the public service which is primarily tasked with responding to natural emergencies such as flooding or wildfires in heatwaves, says it is ill-prepared to cope with the kind of events which UN-backed scientists predict will occur over … Continue reading

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Down and out in Glasgow and Paris: climate talks end in failure

London’s Mayor joins critics of COP26’s final pact: ‘This agreement simply doesn’t meet the scale of the challenge’ It was late yesterday afternoon, with the COP26 UN climate talks in Glasgow already 24 hours into overtime, when Frans Timmermans, the … Continue reading

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West Croydon student asks us all to join World Peace Day

Over the coming weeks, Inside Croydon will be running a series of articles that look back to that darkest night of 2011, 8/8. But first, we look forward, with a message of hope and peace from AISHAH MEHMOOD I am … Continue reading

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