United Nations

U.N. Report on Poverty In Alabama and Elsewhere.

UN Official visited Montgomery and Lowndes Counties, Report Link is below.

BERLIN (AP) – A human rights expert criticized the United States on Friday for failing to tackle poverty and giving tax cuts to the wealthy – comments that came only days after Washington quit the U.N. body that appointed him.High U.S. income inequality “can only be made worse” by the Trump administration’s policy of cutting taxes, Philip Alston told the U.N….

UN Agency Proposes Greenhouse Gas Emissions Rules for Planes

WASHINGTON (AP) – A U.N. panel says it is proposing greenhouse gas emissions standards for planes that fly internationally beginning in 2020 for new aircraft designs and three years later for designs already in production. The International Civil Aviation Organization said the agreement reached by 170 international experts sets a cutoff date of 2028 for the manufacture of planes that…