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Environmental Protection Minister Silman met with her Emirati counterpart in New York.
The Ministry of Environmental Protection is actively exploring a range of policy measures to combat single-use plastic pollution.
One in four deaths can be attributed to preventable environmental causes, according to statistics read at a meeting kicking off New York Climate Week.
Israel would benefit from the US's expertise in air quality, soil remediation, and emergency events. Meanwhile, Israel can share its resources in areas such as wastewater reuse and management.
Hebrew University team evaluates role of gyral circulation on temperatures in tropics, poles during the Cretaceous period.
According to the report, the city’s extreme daily maximum temperature would increase by about 1.7° Celsius by 2060.
This year's disasters have cost more than $57.9 billion and claimed at least 253 lives.
Last year, 148 fin whales were caught around Iceland, on average dying within 11.5 minutes of being harpooned.
There have only been three similar rain events since the early 20th century, according to the Israel Meteorological Service.
The urgency of the climate bill increased after a recent report showed that Israel had recorded its highest greenhouse gas emissions levels since 2012.