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Umberto Bacchi

Can Dubai go green with flying taxis and 'rooms on wheels'?

17 Oct 2019

DUBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With a bus stop only five minutes from her Dubai home, it is normally convenient for Deborah Irechukwu to travel to the city center by public transport - except in summer.

FEATURE-Can Dubai go green with flying taxis and 'rooms on wheels'?

17 Oct 2019

DUBAI, Oct 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With a bus stop only five minutes from her Dubai home, it is normally convenient for Deborah Irechukwu to travel to the city centre by public transport - except in summer.

Youth activists leave little room for climate inaction, world mayors say

11 Oct 2019

COPENHAGEN (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Young activists demonstrating across the world are driving cities to step up action on climate change, not least because politicians keep coming face-to-face with them while going about their business, mayors at a climate conference heard Friday.

More trees, less cars: cities pledge cleaner air

11 Oct 2019

COPENHAGEN (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From penalizing cars to planting trees, dozens of mayors from every continent pledged cleaner air on Friday in a bid to improve urban health and tackle climate change.

End world's 'coal addiction' to avert climate devastation, UN chief says

11 Oct 2019

COPENHAGEN, Oct 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Too much of the world is still addicted to coal power even as climate change "threatens the viability of human societies", U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Friday, singling out Asian nations over their ongoing use of the fossil fuel.

UPDATE 1-More trees, less cars: cities pledge cleaner air

11 Oct 2019

COPENHAGEN, Oct 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From penalising cars to planting trees, dozens of mayors from every continent pledged cleaner air on Friday in a bid to improve urban health and tackle climate change.

More trees, less cars: cities pledge cleaner air

11 Oct 2019

COPENHAGEN, Oct 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From penalising cars to planting trees, dozens of mayors from every continent pledged cleaner air on Friday in a bid to improve urban health and tackle climate change.

FACTBOX: Urban gardens and electric fleets - Seven cities winning on climate change

10 Oct 2019

COPENHAGEN (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From electric buses to pollution-sucking urban gardens, cities around the world are experimenting with ways to ensure global climate goals are met, as they account for about three-quarters of planet-warming emissions, according to the United Nations.

Acne on Instagram? Russian women share their images of beauty

03 Oct 2019

TBILISI, Oct 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In a new wave of Russian feminism, thousands of women are posting selfies on social media showing their pimples, cellulite and hair loss to challenge beauty stereotypes that women's rights activists say fuel low self-esteem and eating disorders.

Gay man's murder raises questions over Uzbek human rights reforms

27 Sep 2019

TBILISI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The murder of a gay man in Uzbekistan has cast the spotlight on the treatment of LGBT+ people in the country and raised questions over government reforms aimed at attracting foreign investment, human rights activists have said.

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