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SUNS # 8816 Thursday 13 December 2018
 
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Climate : COP 24 Presidency to produce new texts on PA guidelines (PRIV)
(Meena Raman, Katowice)
With just three days left to the conclusi on of the on-going climate talks under the UNFCCC, new textual proposals will be produced by the COP 24 Presidency for the further consideration of Parties on the guidelines for the implementation of the Paris Agreement Work Programme (PAWP).

United Nations : Looking beyond fossil fuels to reduce emissions (PRIV)
(IPS, New York)
In midst of the 24th United Nations climate change conference (COP24), many are trying to double down i n the search for practical, actionable solutions to the climate crisis - land itself.

United Nations : A migrant turned saviour of others (PRIV)
(IPS, Marrakech)
Seven years ago, when Cameroon began experiencing inter- regional conflict, Armand Loughy, a 55-year-old Cameroonian psychiatrist, strapped her youngest child on her ba ck and with her five other children embarked on the dangerous journey from Cameroon towards Rabat, Morocco's capital.

United Nations : Radio Migration - station with a different message on migra tion (PRIV)
(IPS, Marrakech)
The topic of migration has been beaming across the airwaves of Marrakech, Morocco, to bring light to the Gl obal Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration conference (GCM) and all it s myriad components.

Brazil : Water, an environmental product of agriculture (PRIV)
(IPS, Brasilia)
For the first time in her life, retire d physical education teacher Elizabeth Ribeiro planted a tree, thorny papaya, native t o Brazil's central savanna.

Latin America : Thermal houses keep people warm in Peru's highlands (PRIV)
(IPS, Huayrapata)
Thirty families from a rural community more than 4,300 meters above sea level will have warm houses that will protect them from the freezing temperatures that each year cause death s and diseases among children and older adults in this region of the southeastern Peruvian Andes.


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