More than 100 killed in China
Scaled-Up Investments in Sustainable Cities Crucial for Improved Resource Efficiency and Poverty Era
Greening City Infrastructure Can Sustain Economic Growth while Using Fewer Resources
Investing in sustainable infrastructures and resource efficient technologies in cities offers a golden opportunity to deliver economic growth with lower rates of environmental degradation, reductions in poverty, cuts in greenhouse gases, and improved well-being, according to a new report released by the United Nations today.
Earthquake in Iran
6.6-magnitude quake strikes Papua New Guinea
A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea today, the US Geological Survey reported, but a tsunami warning was not issued and no major damage was expected.
"A destructive tsunami was not generated based on earthquake and historical tsunami data," said the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.
President Waheed inaugurates modern Water Desalination Plant in Dhuvaafaru Island
Maldivian President Dr Mohamed Waheed has inaugurated a water desalination plant on the island of Dhuvaafaru on April 13 2013, Speaking at the ceremony, the President highlighted that this modern desalination plant, equipped with latest technology, was the future of water processing in the Maldives.
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