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Global Temperatures Continue to Soar - UN

The United Nations says that 13 of the 14 warmest years on record have occurred since the turn of the new millennium.

In its annual report, the United Nations' World Meteorological Organisation says that 2013 continued what is a long-term trend of the world getting warmer.

Michel Jarraud, the organisation's secretary general, says in the report: "Many of the extreme events of 2013 were consistent with what we would expect as a result of human-induced climate change."

Global Warming Key to Food Security

The United Nation World Food Programme (WFP) says global warming plays a big role in food security.
 
WFP Southern Africa spokesperson, David Orr points out that there has been an increase in flooding in Southern Africa.
 
Orr, who adds that the crop land has been pushed back by desert and drought has increased worldwide, says that the WFP is helping poor African nations with projects like building dams, irrigation canals and water harvesting systems, in the global fight against poverty.  
 

Greenpeace Africa: Human Resource Officer

Greenpeace is a non-governmental environmental organisation that works to ensure that the earth has the ability to nurture life in all its diversity. The organisation focuses its work on worldwide issues such as global warming, deforestation, overfishing, commercial whaling and anti-nuclear issues.

Greenpeace Africa seeks to appoint a Human Resource (HR) Officer, based in Johannesburg.

Impact of US Elections on Climate Pact

Climate negotiators started work Monday on implementing the Paris Agreement on global warming amid uncertainty over how the US election will impact the landmark deal as temperatures and greenhouse gases soar to new heights.

UN climate chief Patricia Espinosa told delegates in the rain-soaked Moroccan city of Marrakesh that "no politician or citizen, no business manager or investor" can doubt that the world is determined to shift toward a "low-emission, resilient society".

Carbon Pricing Schemes Doubles

The World Bank has previously said there is strong support from countries and businesses worldwide for carbon pricing schemes to cut greenhouse emissions.
 
The bank says that the number of carbon pricing schemes worldwide has almost doubled since 2012 but most taxes or markets have prices too low to prevent damaging global warming.
 

Greenpeace Africa: Human Resource Assistant

Greenpeace Africa is an international environmental organisation that works to ensure that the earth has the ability to nurture life in all its diversity. The organisation focuses its work on worldwide issues such as global warming, deforestation, overfishing, commercial whaling and anti-nuclear issues.

Greenpeace Africa seeks to appoint a Human Resource (HR) Assistant, based in Johannesburg.

Greenpeace Africa: Programme Assistant

Greenpeace is a non-governmental environmental organisation that works to ensure that the earth has the ability to nurture life in all its diversity. The organisation focuses its work on worldwide issues such as global warming, deforestation, overfishing, commercial whaling and anti-nuclear issues.

Greenpeace Africa seeks to appoint a Programme Assistant, based in Johannesburg.

Greenpeace Africa: DRC Stakeholder Engagement Campaigner

Greenpeace is a non-governmental environmental organisation that works to ensure that the earth has the ability to nurture life in all its diversity. The organisation focuses its work on worldwide issues such as global warming, deforestation, overfishing, commercial whaling and anti-nuclear issues.

Greenpeace Africa seeks to appoint a DRC Stakeholder Engagement Campaigner, based in Kinshasa, DR Congo, with regular travel within DRC, to other campaign locations across Africa as well as internationally.

Greenpeace Africa: Face-To-Face Canvasser

Greenpeace is a non-governmental environmental organisation that works to ensure that the earth has the ability to nurture life in all its diversity. The organisation focuses its work on worldwide issues such as global warming, deforestation, overfishing, commercial whaling and anti-nuclear issues.

Greenpeace Africa seeks to appoint a part-time Face-To-Face Canvasser, based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Greenpeace Africa: Forest Campaigner

Greenpeace is a non-governmental environmental organisation that works to ensure that the earth has the ability to nurture life in all its diversity. The organisation focuses its work on worldwide issues such as global warming, deforestation, overfishing, commercial whaling and anti-nuclear issues.

Greenpeace Africa seeks to appoint a Forest Campaigner, based in Johannesburg, South Africa, with regular travel to Congo Basin countries, to other campaign locations across Africa as well as internationally.

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