Iraqi officials trained to assess oil-contaminated sites from ISIL conflicts

UN Environment conducted a five-day training workshop and provided portable oil contamination analysers, sampling tools and personnel protective equipment

ISIS attacks gas plant in Baghdad

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‘COP21 is more important than dealing with ISIS’

The COP21 conference in Paris is more important than dealing with ISIS. That’s the view of Professor Julia Meaton from the University of Huddersfield who believes that “the dangers posed by climate change make the struggle with ISIS look like a local skirmish”. Speaking to ELN she said: “When we start looking at the impacts […]